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.
June 19, 2023
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.
June 1, 2023
Where to Buy Plants in Tampa and St. Pete
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
Earth Day Celebrations
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
Every Day is Earth Day
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
Patch Article: Spring is Here!
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
ECC's Women Mean Business!
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
Sustainable Living: Butterfly Expert, Anita Camacho
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
Florida Freeze Impacts Home Landscaping
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 tip in this educational article: “How You Can Help Save The Monarch Butterfly.”
September 20, 2022
Tampa advocate on mission to save the endangered monarch butterfly
83 Degrees freelance writer, Philip Morgan, learns from Anita Camacho about the dangers of pesticides and how Tampa Bay Butterfly Foundation shares awareness including the importance of native milkweed to support endangered monarch butterflies.
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 22, 2022
Protecting Our Pollinators
CBS WTSP was LIVE from LRWNN on July 22. Anita Camacho conveyed her concerns about monarchs and how children at nature camp are learning about the importance of pollinators.
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 about this special day.
May 8, 2022
ABC News Highlights TBBF
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.
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
Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine
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.
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
NFL Green Week
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
Monarch butterfly population may be in trouble
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.