OKC Warr Acre Library Garden

Project Type: Habitat/Garden

at Municipality

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Project Size: Small (less than 200 sq ft)

This project is open to the public and can be seen at:

    • Warr Acres Library
      5901 NW 63rd St
      Oklahoma City, OK 73132

About this Monarch Project:

The Warr-Acres Library garden enjoyed lots of Monarch visitors last summer, although we didn’t get many tag-and-release opportunities. We released about 60 butterflies, but few hatched on the weekends. We’ll hope for better luck next year, but of course we can all feel good just knowing how helpful this garden was, to the Monarchs and other pollinators. And a fun new sighting occurred there recently: a clutch of Bordered Patch caterpillars on our Cow-pen daisies!

Thanks so much to all the volunteers who are signing up to make these gardens a reality! Our dream is to install a garden at every library in the Metro system.

Thanks to the managers of Warr Acres (Barbara Beasley) and Belle Isle (Cassie Spindle), for allowing us to use their libraries as the “guinea pigs” for this project. We’re proud of our libraries for joining this important educational effort.

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