June 2014 18th, Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Nankin Mills
July 2014 16th, Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Nankin Mills
“Outdoor Photography” with Cindy Oleszkowicz, Professional Photographer and Brendon Weil, SEMBA Vice-President. Cindy, with the assistance of Brendon, will build upon last year’s presentation about butterfly and nature photography. This will be a workshop forum. We will spend some time outside – bring your cameras!
August, 2014 20th, Meeting, 7:00 pm., Nankin Mills
“Movie Night” Come join us for an educational movie about butterflies.
We’ll supply the popcorn and soft drinks.
TBD, Display, 1-4pm., Taylor
Taylor Butterfly Days
at the Taylor Conservatory,
22314 Northline Road, Taylor MI
September 2014 17th, Meeting, 7:00 pm., Nankin Mills
SEMBA 2014 Elections
“Overwintering” with Brenda Dziedzic, Author and SEMBA Co-founder. Brenda
will discuss the Do's and Don'ts for garden maintenance and overwintering your
October 2014 15th, Meeting, 7 pm., Nankin Mills
Share Survey Results
“Year End Wrap-Up Celebration." Come celebrate another successful year of butterflying with a meal and conversation with fellow butterfly enthusiasts. We will continue our tea cup raffle to raise money for the Grant Fund.
January 2014 15th, Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Nankin Mills
“Spreading the Word—How Butterfly Gardens Affect the Community”. With Brendon Weil; SEMBA Vice-President and Perry Durham. Have you ever thought about starting a community butterfly garden? Don’t know where to start? Our speakers will discuss their involvement in bringing the beauty of nature to their communities—the U of M C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and within the City of Taylor.
February 2014 19th, Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Nankin Mills
“Self-medication in Monarchs; Plants as Sources of Medicines for Foraging Animals" by Mark Hunter., Professor, University of Michigan EEB & SNRE. Professor Hunter will discuss the ability of animals to self-medicate through the medicinal properties of native plants.
March 2014 19th, Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Nankin Mills
Award 5 Year Pins
"The Fascinating Lives of Butterflies and Moths" by Brenda Dziedzic, Author and SEMBA Co-founder. Explore the lives of butterflies and moths as Brenda takes you on a journey of their life cycle. See some of the dangers they encounter and how to protect them by raising them inside.
March 2014 15th, Wayne County Community College
SEMBA booth at Growing Great Gardens
April 2014 16th, Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Nankin Mills
Grant Awards Announced
“Garden Design” with Carolyn Sohoza; SEMBA President. Carolyn will discuss ways to begin, expand, and enhance gardens to attract wildlife, especially butterflies to your garden.
May 2014 21st, Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Nankin Mills
“Good Bug, Bad Bug” with Kristine Hahn. Kristine will help you identify the good (beneficial) and the bad (detrimental) insects in your garden.