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Connecticut Butterflies with Pamm Cooper

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.

 This program has a 30-person limit.

Registration required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Please note that our in-person programs have a limited capacity, and many fill up quickly. Please register early and fill out the registration form individually for each person in your group.

If you need to cancel email Eoin Horning-Kane at eoin.horning-kane@ct.gov

or call us at 860-455-9534 and leave a message.

Venue

Goodwin Forest Conservation Center
23 Potter Rd.
Hampton, CT 06247 United States
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Phone:
860 455-9534