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Guided Meadow & Butterfly Walk with Lepidopterist Victor DeMasi

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$5

Have you spotted a butterfly in your backyard recently? Want to learn more about these and other pollinators during the peak butterfly season in Connecticut? Join us for a guided walk with expert lepidopterist, Victor DeMasi, on Saturday, August 21st at 10am. We’ll learn about the many different butterflies and pollinators that can be found in our region, and ways to promote the habitats that are critical to their survival.

The walk will be held at the Livingston-Higley Preserve, which is home to one of the Land Trust’s largest meadows. From monarchs to swallowtails, the meadow provides the perfect location for observing and learning about butterflies.

Registration: Advanced registration is required (click the button, below) and costs $5 per person.
Rain Date: Inclement weather will postpone the event to Sunday, August 22nd at 10am.
What to Bring: 
Participants are encouraged to wear long pants and to bring water and sunscreen. To protect our pollinators we ask that you apply any insect repellent before arriving.

Learn More about our Butterflies

Earlier this spring, Victor shared his butterfly expertise via a virtual presentation. Check out the video for a primer on Connecticut’s butterflies and the plants that they rely on.

Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$5
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Organizer

New Canaan Land Trust
Phone:
203-972-1270
Email:
info@newcanaanlandtrust.org
Website:
newcanaanlandtrust.org

Venue

Livingston Higley Preserve
100-110 Apple Tree Lane
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
203-972-1270
Website:
https://newcanaanlandtrust.org/livingston-higley/