Poetry Friday: The First Caterpillar of the Year!

Late yesterday afternoon, I saw my first monarch caterpillar of the year. Really?!

Wow, it is late. Five years ago, I saw my first larva on June 19th, according to the data I submitted as a citizen scientist for Journey North. (see below)

Screen Capture from my page at Journey North.org

We did move three hours north, but we moved to a cabin that we built in 2005 and have visited multiple times a year…



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Carol Labuzzetta

Carol Labuzzetta


Carol is a freelance environmental educator. She blogs daily about education, nature, travel, poetry & anything that inspires. Her new passion is writing.