Tag Archive for caterpillar

Caterpillar In Chrysalis Position

Transitions Looks like one of our new caterpillars is getting ready to go into chrysalis.                             http://www.dkfindout.com/us/video/animals-and-nature/caterpillar-to-chrysalis/ Related: Photos of Caterpillars We’ve Hosted In the Past: They’re Back! Mid-July Report 2014; Caterpillars Come Back to School

New Caterpillars, New Digs!

Welcome to Chez CaterpillarHave you seen their new home? These caterpillars, born in captivity, right here at 512 Carroll Street next to the ducks and the chick in Mrs. Kathy’s science room, lived their first days in a jar. Now they’ve moved into a dreamy terrarium complete with branches, fresh herbs, natural light and open…

Good Garden Grant News!

We’re happy to report that the school garden has been awarded two new grants over the past two months! 1) Gearing Up Youth for National Environment Education Week $2500. for a “Caterpillar Cam” that will help students at both sites observe remotely insects in the garden. (See grant application here.) 2) Nature Conservancy’s Nature Works…

Caterpillar Sighting!

  This guy was spotted Friday, June 13th, chowing down on our dill.  Dill is a host plant for black swallowtail butterflies.  With any luck, this caterpillar will one day turn into a black swallowtail. You may remember that we got butterfly-friendly plants from Butterfly Project NYC in May.  Look for black swallowtails feeding off…