It’s been an exciting summer for Anita Camacho. What started out as hosting nature camps for kids blossomed into an invitation to speak about sustainability at NASA.
Tampa's CBS CW44 visited Little Red Wagon Nature Camps to learn about the importance of sustainability which was the message Anita Camacho delivered to NASA employees at Cape Canaveral.
Featured in Tampa Magazines, Little Red Wagon is described as providing a “therapeutic and serine environment full of eco-friendly learning opportunities.”
May 30, 2023
Bay News 9 Visits LRW
Bill Murphy visits Little Red Wagon Native Nursery, home of the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation. He met president and CEO Anita Camacho and quickly learned why she teaches the value of conservation and protecting our environment.
April 22, 2023
Earth Day Butterfly Count
The Patch features Anita Camacho as she will be having people gather on Saturday, Earth Day, for a fun, learning-filled event. They will take part in a butterfly walk to continue looking out for all kinds of butterfly species.
April 22, 2023
In celebration of Earth Day, Anita Camacho leads a Butterfly Count at Gadsen park followed by a free Earth Day Festival at Little Red Wagon Native Nursery. A free family event which included kids' crafts, animal encounters and a butterfly release.
April 21, 2023
ABC Action News interviewed Anita Camacho at Gadsen Park followed by Little Red Wagon Native Nursery to learn why it's important to teach the kids when they’re young about being kind to the planet.
March 20, 2023
Anita Camacho, Founder of the Butterfly Conservatory of Tampa Bay and the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation is excited about Spring and encourages gardeners to put real Florida back in Florida.
March 10, 2023
Anita Camacho was featured as one of the business leaders at the Hillsborough County’s Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC) “Women Mean Business!” event. In recognition of Women’s History month, it showcased Hillsborough County's Small Business Community led by strong female entrepreneurs who shared best practices with start-ups/small businesses.
January 3, 2023
WMNF interviewed Anita Camacho live on the Sustainable Living radio show to give listeners gardening tips and how to attract butterflies and other pollinators to their garden.
December 23, 2022
NewsChannel8 interviews Anita Camacho at Little Red Wagon Native Nursery to give viewers tips on how to prepare their plants as temperatures are expected to dip below freezing over Christmas weekend.
October 2, 2022
The CW44 Bayside host, Sheli Sanders, talks with Anita Camacho about how Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation's conservation efforts are helping to bring awareness to the plight of the monarchs and its migration.
Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine
Anita Camacho was featured in the October 22 edition of Tampa Bay Parenting magazine. Anita gives readers an insight to the plight of the monarch butterflies, provides information and tips in this educational article: “How You Can Help Save The Monarch Butterfly.”
September 20, 2022
83 Degrees freelance writer, Philip Morgan, learns from Anita Camacho about the dangers of pesticides and importance of native milkweed to support endangered monarch butterflies.
September 1, 2022
Anita Camacho shares awareness with Good News Tampa Bay about the importance of butterflies to encourage people to adopt certain habits to attract butterflies to their yards or porches.
July 23, 2022
NBC WFLA News reported LIVE from Fort DeSoto Park to show viewers how NABA Tampa Bay butterfly enthusiasts gathered to count the butterfly population.
July 22, 2022
CBS WTSP was LIVE from LRWNN on July 22. Anita Camacho conveyed monarch concerns and how children at nature camp are learning about the importance of pollinators.
June 27, 2022
Robert Boyd from WFTS stopped by to talk to some of our campers to find out what they are learning in our summer camps. Hear the campers describe what they love about summer camp at TBBF.
June 6, 2022
Our founder Anita Camacho visited the Great Day Live to show off some of our “animal ambassadors”. In addition to being on view at our temporary exhibit, our ambassadors make appearances at our summer camps.
May 14, 2022
Anita Camacho, Tampa’s local native gardener and Founder of the Butterfly Conservatory of Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation, and Little Red Wagon is excited to talk about Earth Day, and how planting a butterfly garden can help the environment.
May 8, 2022
Anita Camacho shares with ABC News how the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation is working to encourage home owners to help create more corridors in their landscape for butterflies and other pollinators.
Emmy® award-winning director Chad Crawford, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection team up with Anita Camacho to show how homeowners can create a landscape that is more in tune with Florida’s natural environment and support our native pollinators. Check your local listings for air date.
February 22, 2021
Anita Camacho assisted volunteers on February 22, 2021 to plant 300 native plants for a butterfly garden in downtown Tampa. The plants for the project came from the Little Red Wagon Native Nursey in South Tampa, owned by Anita Camacho, who is the founder of the Butterfly Conservatory of South Tampa and the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation. Click any of the logos below to view additional media segments about the Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation’s Encore! park butterfly garden.
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February 19, 2021
Anita Camacho was featured in an article written by Laura Byrne highlighting the importance of appreciating nature with a focus on building a bee and butterfly friendly garden.
February 6, 2021
Anita Camacho is passionate about Florida and Tampa Bay, keeping native plant and wildlife going. She was thrilled to be a part of the NFL Green Week by putting in a pollinator garden just a couple miles from the stadium at Wellswood Park.
WFLA 970 NEWSRADIO listeners tuned in to hear Anita describe her passion for native plants and her contribution to the community as part of the NFL Green Week experience.
February 2, 2021
Anita Camacho joined Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful volunteers to kick of NFL Green Week in Tampa Bay. As part of this NFL initiative, Anita helped plant a pollinator garden at Reed Park and at Wellswood Park.
November 13, 2018
Fox 13 News learns from Anita Camacho how the population of Monarch butterflies is in a steep decline, according to a study recently released by the University of Florida.