Nature's Storytellers

A Blog About Nature in Our DuPage Forest Preserves

Susan Urasky

Susan Urasky is a naturalist at the District's Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center in Oak Brook. She is dedicated to increasing her own knowledge through study and practice, as well as the knowledge of others through outreach and education.

Recent Posts

The Tangled Relationships in a Garden

The relationship between milkweed and monarchs is well known and well documented. Monarch butterflies feed on the nectar in milkweed flowers, collecting pollen before transferring that pollen to another plant. Female monarchs also lay their eggs one at a time on the leaves of milkweed plants. When the eggs hatch, the larva are dependent on the milkweed for food.
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