Annual Butterfly Count – Registration Closed, but Walk-Ins Welcome!!
Join us on Saturday, July 16 for rare’s Annual Butterfly Count. During this official butterfly census, we will identify and count all of the butterfly species throughout all habitats on the reserve. Nets and identification resources/guides will be provided. We will split into smaller groups for surveying in the morning, reconvene for lunch and discussion of highlights, and then head out again in the afternoon for a final survey. Please note that participants are asked to bring their own lunch; and don’t forget your hat, water bottle and sunscreen. Long pants and appropriate hiking shoes are recommended. Participants must arrive on time to take part, but are able to leave throughout the day and are not required to stay the full 6 hours.
When: Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Rain date: Sunday, July 17, 2022), 9:00am to 3:00pmWhere: Meet at Lamb’s Inn, 1679 Blair Rd.
Cost: $3 per participant (to cover the cost of publishing results in the National Butterfly Association’s International Census Report).
NOTE: Registration for this event is now closed, but walk-ins are welcome to show up at Lamb’s Inn on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. See you then!