Barbie Ranck passed away 2016. For her dedication to protecting Shell Key, a memorial butterfly garden for her is planted at St. Anthony’s Hospital. Barbie was vital in establishing Shell Key Preserve.
Nancy Ogden, St. Pete Audubon Secretary checked out the Memorial Garden for Barb Ranck. She reported that several bees were flying near dwarf shiny coffee plants and a Monarch butterfly checking out the milkweed plants.
Barb Ranck Memorial Garden © Nancy Ogden
View the progress of Barbie's Memorial Butterfly Garden.