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Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores
Saugeen Shores, Ontario, Canada
  • Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores
  • Monarch Tagging
  • Monarch Roost in Southampton

Bike, hike, walk and visit numerous pods created by Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores. Stretching from MacGregor Point Provincial Park, Saugeen Rail Trail, Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre, to Captain Spence Path in Southampton over 4,000 native plants have been planted to assist Monarch Butterflies.

This one of a kind unique community project is a must see. Each pod has been certified as Monarch Way Station. Learn about native plants, Monarchs, and pollinators as you visit the pods. Don't forget to bring your camera. For pod locations and information on Butterfly Gardens of Saugeen Shores, check out our map:

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