Archive | June, 2016

Birds!

June 21, 2016

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Peace Haven recently welcomed a representative from the St. Louis Audubon Society for a presentation on native birds. Several of our guests attended this informative program. Fun fact about the St. Louis Audubon Society: It was established in 1915 as the St. Louis Bird Club. In 1944, it became the first local Audubon chapter in […]

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Bees

June 7, 2016

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Visiting Christian Science Nurse Spring Shutt, who’s also a part-time beekeeper, recently gave a presentation at Peace Haven about beekeeping and honey production. She brought honey samples for guests to try and she shared many photos of her activities (she did not bring bees to our facility). She also displayed her equipment. Attendees buzzed with […]

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Butterflies

June 7, 2016

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Peace Haven Volunteer Joanne Otto recently visited Peace Haven, bringing with her painted lady butterflies she had raised from the time they were cocooned caterpillars. Joanne released the colorful butterflies in our garden and everyone in attendance enjoyed seeing them fly. Since then, the butterflies have been partaking of the nectar on our grounds. Special […]

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