Eagle Marsh Monarch Festival In Fort Wayne Draws Hundreds: News Sentinel

Article from the News Sentinel by Lisa M. Esquivel Long (Published September 11, 2016)

Megan Ryan - Eagle Marsh - Little River Wetlands Project

Megan Ryan of Southwest Honey explains to children about bees and honey Sunday at Eagle Marsh’s Monarch Festival.

A festival dedicated to a bug? Yup. That’s what drew hundreds of people out Sunday to Eagle Marsh’s Monarch Festival. Children got plenty of hands-on activities, from making mudballs mixed with seeds of flowers favored by monarchs and making beaded bracelets representing the butterfly’s life cycle to viewing recently emerged insects and letting them flutter away. About 750 people attended the event, based on a preliminary estimate.

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