Archive for May 12th, 2009

Education Vacation at Wildseed Farm

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Passport to Texas from Texas Parks and Wildlife

Wildseed Farm in Fredericksburg is one of thousands of education vacation destinations you can find on the website Marilyn Thomas, with her husband John, own the farm.

People enjoy going out there, looking to see what wildflowers look like. And the children seem to like the walking trail because they can see the butterflies on the flowers.

And speaking of butterflies, the farm has a lovely butterfly enclosure on site.

We absolutely have. And, if I do say so myself, I do think it’s one of the most wonderful butterfly houses anywhere.

In Texas, we say, “It’s not bragging if it’s true,” so we made tracks to the Butterfly Haus—which was spectacular—where we met up with curator Liz Cannedy who was introducing children to a swallowtail caterpillar.

Okay, there you go. You want to touch it? And we just touch it minimally. Just minimally. You like caterpillars don’t you?

I love Caterpillars. I love carrying caterpillars. I want to carry one.

No, I’m going to put this one back because he’s eating. We want him to eat.

It’s a world of wonder for all ages at the Wildseed Farm in Fredericksburg. Make it your education vacation destination in May. Learn more at Texas Education Vacation dot com.

That’s our show…For Texas Parks and Wildlife…I’m Cecilia Nasti.