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Connecticut Butterflies with Pamm Cooper

When: 
Saturday, August 13, 2022 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Rd
Hampton, Connecticut 06481
Event Type: 
Walks & Talks
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

August 13th is the correct date for this event.

A 45-minute presentation on Connecticut butterflies will be followed by a walk to search for nearby butterflies and caterpillars in the Richard Haley Native Plant wildlife gardens. We will look at plants that are important for nectar sources and as hosts for caterpillars. Free for FGF and CFPA members and $5 for non-members. 

 

Pamm Cooper works at the UConn Home and Garden Education Center office. She also teaches the entomology and turf portions of the UConn Master Gardener Program. She worked for Dr. David Wagner (evolutionary biologist at UConn who specializes in Lepidoptera), collecting and raising caterpillars for a bio-survey of the Tankerhoosen DEEP property and the Belding Wildlife Management Area in Vernon, CT. She has also documented flora and fauna in various areas of Connecticut since 1995 and runs a program for UConn Bug Week every year in July.

Registration required.

 

If you DO NOT receive a confirmation email within one hour of registration please CHECK YOUR SPAM. Several people have reported our emails going directly to their spam boxes. 

 

With any questions, please contact Eoin Horning-Kane at eoin.horning-kane@ct.gov.

Registration Fee: 
$5
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Eoin Horning-Kane
8604559534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.