In this first of five sessions of the Butterfly Course presented by Farmscape Ecology Program and the Columbia Land Conservancy, there will be an indoor presentation on the butterflies of Columbia County. Specific topics covered will include local butterfly diversity, ecology, phenology, and conservation. This presentation will set the stage for the four outdoor sessions offered later in the year.
To register for this event, contact Dylan Cipkowski by email or call 518 672-7994. We encourage you commit to attending all five sessions of this Butterfly Course and will give preference to participants who do so.
The four outdoor sessions are planned for:
- Sat, May 23: Spring Butterflies of Open Woods and Rocky Barrens. Taconic State Park, Copake Falls, NY.
- Sun, July 19: The Butterflies of Wet Meadows and Fields. Overmountain Conservation Area, Ancram, NY.
- Sat, Aug 1: Summer Butterflies of Hand Hollow Conservation Area, highlighting generalist and specialist species. Hand Hollow Conservation Area, New Lebanon, NY.
- Sat, Aug 29: Late-Season Butterflies of Dry Upland Meadows. Private Land, Ghent, NY.
Date(s) - 03/20/2020
Farmscape Ecology Creekhouse