We had another butterfly walk on Saturday, May 20th. Though we didn’t see as many species as we normally see, we did see an unknown hairstreak. Update: It’s most likely a Banded hairstreak! Thanks Jeff Pippen for the id.
On Sunday, May 14th, Elizabeth and Kati led a butterfly walk at Mason Farm. In addition to loads of butterflies (including one very friendly American snout) participants saw a snapping turtle and a handful of snakes! Neat!
Last Tuesday, August 16, Laura and I hosted a workshop at the NC Botanical Garden to do some beta-testing of our training materials and monitoring protocol. We had 22 staff and volunteers at the Garden join us for a brief … Continued
Laura and I saw more butterflies than we’d ever seen at Mason Farm when we went out on Tuesday, August 2nd. Despite the cloudy sky and relatively cool weather (77 F), we saw 120 butterflies and 18 species! Here are … Continued