We offer a wide range of subjects and presentation materials for events including:

Master Gardeners
Flower and Garden Shows
Libraries & Plant Nurseries
Wildflower and Native Plant Societies
Garden or Photography Clubs
Nature Preserves and Parks
Conservatories & Zoos
Wildlife Conferences

Our presentations can include the following for any age group:
Interactive Power Point slide show * book signing and sales * live insects (seasonal) * how to attract
butterflies and hummingbirds to your pesticide-free garden * educational display setups * insect specimens for
show and tell * question and answer session * tips on how to photograph insects in your own garden and in the
wild * habitat conservation and wildlife interaction in healthy habitats * the life cycle stages of butterflies and
other insects * identification of host and nectar plants and why they are so important * instructions on how to
hand raise your own butterflies and insects for fun and education * the importance of focusing on native
plantings to preserve and support our native insect populations
We customize our presentations for your event.
Old Shows
Cincinnati Flower Show
Coney Island
Loveland Spring Garden Party
Loveland, Ohio elementary school
Art in the Garden Tour
Mason, Ohio   
Earthscapes Nursery
Loveland, Ohio     
Erlanger Library
Erlanger, Ky
Farbach Werner Nature Preserve
3455 Poole Road (Ohio)
Highfield Discovery Garden
Springfield Pike (Ohio)
Upcoming Shows
Cincinnati Wild Ones
What a fun garden tour!
Wild Ones National Conference
Mount St. John's campus~Dayton, Ohio
5th Annual Gardening Conference
Crawford County Master Gardeners
University of Illinois Extension
The Cincinnati Flower Show
Coney Island
Erlanger Branch
Library Erlanger, Ky
Book signing @ Barnes & Noble
Newport on the Levee, Ky
Annual Butterfly Show
Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park
Cincinnati, Ohio
The Butterfly House
Whitehouse, Ohio

Ohio Lepidopterists Society
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Princeton High School
Princeton, Indiana
South Eastern Reading Council
Olney, Illinois
Clark County REMC ~ Sellersburg, IN
Purdue Univ. Master Gardeners
Advanced Training Workshop
Cox Arboretum
Dayton, Ohio
Oaklyn Branch Library ~ Evansville, IN
Terrace Park Country Club ~ Milford, OH
Butterfly presentation for members only
Books by the Banks
Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati
The Compassionate Friends National Conference
Sheraton Music City Hotel ~ Nashville, TN
Northern Kentucky
Master Gardeners
Alexandria, Ky
Midwest Native Plant Conference
presented by Greater Cincinnati Wild Ones
Dayton, Ohio
Tippecanoe County, Purdue University
Master Gardeners ~ Garden Expo
Compassionate Friends
Regional Conference
Capital Plaza Hotel in
Frankfort, KY
Wabash Valley Master Gardeners
Spring Seminar
Terre Haute, IN
No other shows for 2010
since we are busy writing
our second book about
insect life cycles
Springhouse Gardens
Nicholasville, KY
Jan. 28, 2012
Crawford County Master Gardeners
"A Winter Day in the Garden" Conference
Lincoln Trail College - Illinois
Compassionate Friends Regional Conference
Frankfort, KY
Books by the Banks festival
Duke Energy Center - Cincinnati, OH
Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve
Cincinnati, OH
March 24, 2012
Civic Garden Center - Cincinnati, Ohio
hosted by Greater Cincinnati Wild Ones
April 19 - 21, 2012
Midwest Homeschool Convention
Duke Energy Center - Cincinnati, OH
March 10, 2012
"Pesticide-free gardening for butterflies"
Madison County Master Gardeners
Alexandria, Indiana
Learning Today to Care About Tomorrow
May 22, 2012
Walton Branch Library
Walton, KY
April 17, 2012
Erlanger Branch Library
Erlanger, Kentucky
April 25, 2012
Boone Co. Public Library
Burlington, KY
June 5, 2012
Boone County Public Library
Hebron, KY 41048
June 16, 2012
Wild Birds Unlimited store
Lexington, KY
June 9, 2012
Wilson Nurseries store
Frankfort, KY
June 23, 2012
Campbell Co. Library
Fort Thomas, KY
June 21, 2012
Boone County Public Library
Walton, KY
June 2, 2012
The Blue Marble children's bookstore
Ft. Thomas, KY
May 19, 2012
Krohn Conservatory butterfly show
Cincinnati, OH
June 28, 2012
"Butterflies in your Backyard"
Highland Cemetery Nature Trails
Fort Mitchell, KY
May 14, 2012
Cincy Science Cafe
Cincinnati, OH
June 2, 2012
Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati, OH
January 14, 2013
"Nature Photography"
Cincinnati Women's Club
July 10, 2012
No. Ky. Montessori Center
Crescent Springs, KY
July 13, 2012
Radio show interview
WMKY "It's Great Outdoors"
Carol Mundy  Cincinnati, OH
July 15, 2012
Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve
Cincinnati, OH
July 23, 2012
Colonial Heights Retirement Comm.
Heights Building
Florence, Kentucky
July 24, 2012
Colonial Heights Retirement Comm.
Gardens Building
Florence, Kentucky
Sept. 13, 2012
Cold Spring Library
Cold Spring, Kentucky
July 9, 2012
Television interview
"Living Dayton" show
Channel 2 WDTN in Dayton, OH
July 12, 2012
Television interview
"Good Day Columbus" show
Fox 28 in Columbus, OH
July 16, 2012
Television interview
Fox 19 in Cincinnati, OH
July 16, 2012
Joseph Beth book store
Crestview Hills, KY
July 22, 2012
Television interview
WLWT Morning News
Channel 5 in Cincinnati, OH
July 30, 2012
Television interview
ABC News
Channel 36 in Lexington, KY
September 3, 2012
Television interview
Channel 18
Lexington, KY
August 10, 2012
Maple Knoll Retirement Community
"The Magic of Butterflies"
Cincinnati, OH
July 21, 2012
Blue Marble Children's bookstore
Fort Thomas, KY
Sept. 25, 2012
Village Garden Club
Indian Hill, OH
August 25, 2012
Natural Bridge State Park
"The Magic of Butterflies & Moths"
Slade, KY  40376
click flyer
April 4 - 6, 2013
Duke Energy Center
Midwest Homeschool Convention
Cincinnati, OH
Sept. 1, 2012
North Bend State Park
"Monarch Butterfly Festival"
Cairo, West Virginia
Oct. 20, 2012
Kentucky Reading Association
Lexington, KY
July 10, 2013
Butler Co. Master Gardeners
Hamilton, OH
March 12, 2013
Western Wildlife Corridor
Earth Connection
Cincinnati, Ohio
May 20, 2013
Champaign Co. Master Gardeners
University of Illinois extension
Champaign, IL
July 26, 2013
5th annual Midwest Native Plant Conf.
Bergamo Center
Beavercreek, Ohio
February 9, 2013
"Curious Kids to Published Professionals"
Cincinnati Nature Center
May 6, 2013
"Beautiful Bugs"
Cincinnati Nature Center
Milford, OH
April 18, 2013
Butterflies !
Elsmere Headstart school
Elsmere, KY
August 3, 2013
Severson Dells Nature Center
Rockford, Illinois
"Wayne and Judy's presentation was such a
wonderful experience for our students and teachers.  
Their presentation was hands-on and engaging as
well as child-friendly.  Their enthusiasm for nature
and the outdoors is contagious, and I would highly
recommend them for visits to other schools."
Lisa Dieso, Associate Director
Northern Kentucky Montessori Center
May 15, 2014
The Herb Society of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, O
Sept. 11, 2013
Burlington Elementary School
Burlington, KY
Jan. 30, 2014
Federated Garden Clubs
Cincinnati, OH
June 15, 2013
Butterfly Garden workshop
Wilson Nurseries
Frankfort, KY
June 10, 2013
Butterflies at VBS
White Hall Baptist Church
Richmond, Ky
Oct. 18, 2013
Kentucky Reading Association
Lexington, KY
March 12, 2014
Fort Thomas Garden Club
Fort Thomas, KY
March 11, 2014
Four Seasons Garden Club of Fairfield
Fairfield Community Arts Center
Fairfield, O
Oct. 14, 2013
Springdale Garden Club
Cincinnati, OH
May 15, 2015
National Garden Club Conference
Louisville, KY
Feb. 15, 2014
Master Gardener Advanced Training
Madison County Master Gardeners
Alexandria, IN
June 16, 2014
Forest Park Garden Club
Forest Park, OH
March 12, 2014
Parker Woods Montessori School
Cincinnati, OH
May 17, 2014
Rush Co. Master Gardeners
Rushville, IN
November 8, 2014
Cincinnati Hosta Society
Montgomery, OH
May 15, 2014
Northern Ky Headstart school
"Science Night"
Elsmere, Ky
April 3, 2014
Northern Ky Headstart school
Elsmere, Ky
Drop us a line if you would like to schedule us
for a nature presentation, butterfly
show-and-tell, or book signing

*fees are determined on an individual basis,
Negotiable honorarium plus travel costs


or  contact us here with your request
November 11, 2014
Village Gardeners of Glendale
Glendale, OH  
June 16, 2015
Flowering Acres Garden Club
Deer Park, OH
June 20, 2015
Beagle Ridge Herb Farm
annual Lavender Thyme event
Wytheville, VA
Jan. 29, 2015
Capital Area Master Gardeners
Frankfort Council of Garden Clubs
Frankfort, KY
May 16, 2015
Rush County Master Gardeners
Rushville, IN
Thursday Sept. 15, 2016
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
The Garden Club of Marion
Matter Park Municipal Garden
Marion, IN
July 24 - 25, 2015
Midwest Native Plant Conference
Bergamo Center
4400 Shakertown Road
Dayton, OH
Oct. 16, 2015
Indiana Master Naturalists
Muscatatuck National
Wildlife Refuge
Seymour, IN
June 24, 2015
Westside Neighborhood Association
Summer School Butterfly Presentation
Glen O. Swing and John G. Carlisle
elementary schools      Covington, KY
July 22, 2015
Westside Neighborhood Association
Summer School Butterfly Release
Glen O. Swing and John G. Carlisle
elementary schools    Covington, KY
August 21, 2015
"Pollinator Forum"
Cincinnati Nature Center
4949 Tealtown Road
Milford, OH
Sunday April 17, 2016
2:00 pm
The Butterfly Society of Virginia
411 Integrity Way
Virginia Beach, VA  23451
September  2016 (date tba)
"Monarch butterfly day"
Cool Creek Nature Center
Carmel, IN