News Releases

Press Release – Keep Loup Basin Beautiful Visits Calamus Kids Pre-School for E Week – 11-19-17

Press Release – Keep Loup Basin Beautiful Awarded Plants for National Planting Day – 9-18-17

Press Release – Students at Arcadia Summer School Learn About Pollinators and Environmental Stewardship – 6-26-17

Press Release – United Methodist Women Learn About The Importance Of Environmental Stewardship On Pollinators 5-19-17

Press Release – Hughes Speaks to Loup Trail Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution – 3-17-17

Press Release – Rose Youth Learn the Connection Between Environmental Stewardship and Pollinators – 3-2-17

Loup City Butterfly Garden Tours Offered

Environmentalist, gardeners, students, teachers, and community members are invited to attend a three-four hour Butterfly Garden Tour on Saturday, October 8, 2016 beginning at 2:30 p.m. Interested parties are asked to meet at the Sherman County Historical Society at 133 S 8th St in Loup City at 2:15 p.m. to ensure plenty of time for introductions before the informational session begins. Plans for the afternoon include a short butterfly and pollinator information session and then visiting six-seven gardens in the Loup City area. Participants will learn the importance of butterfly/pollinator gardens, and get first-hand experience with butterfly and plant identification and importance.

The instructor for the day will be Amy Hughes, Entomologist, Loup River Scenic Byway Butterfly Garden Educator/Certifier, Keep Loup Basin Beautiful Project Coordinator, Mom, Waitress, Sales Clerk and Farm/Rancher.

This is the second stop on the Butterfly Garden Tours being offered along the Loup River Scenic By-way. Gardens locations range from Bartlett to Taylor and from Burwell to Cairo. Please watch for upcoming tour information in your area!!

To register contact Loup River Scenic Byway Interpretive Center at 308-346-3393 or email Amy at Amy@keeploupbasinbeautiful.org

Below is the link to the Loup City Garden Tour Flier.

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10-3-16

Butterfly Garden Tour To Be Offered

Environmentalist, gardeners, students, teachers, and community members are invited to attend a two hour Butterfly Garden Tour on Monday, September 12, 2016 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Interested parties are asked to meet at the Loup River Scenic Byway Interpretive Center at 330 Hwy 11, Burwell at 1:45 p.m. to ensure plenty of time for introductions before the informational session begins. Plans for the afternoon include a short butterfly and pollinator information session and then visiting three or four gardens in the Burwell area. Participants will learn the importance of butterfly/pollinator gardens, get first-hand experience with butterfly and plant identification and importance, and will receive FREE seed packets to plant/disperse as they choose.

The instructor for the day will be Amy Hughes, Entomologist, Loup River Scenic Byway Butterfly Garden Educator/Certifier, Keep Loup Basin Beautiful Project Coordinator, Mom, Waitress, Sales Clerk and Farm/Rancher.

This will be the first of many tours being offered of the butterfly gardens along the Loup River Scenic By-way. Gardens range from Bartlett to Taylor and from Burwell to Cairo. Please watch for upcoming tour information in your area!!

To register contact Loup River Scenic Byway Interpretive Center at 308-346-3393 or email Amy at Amy@keeploupbasinbeautiful.org

Below is a direct link to the Burwell Butterfly Garden Tour Flier

butterfly-garden-tour-flier

9-10-16