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Butterflies of Pepperwood

Saturday, May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

$30 – $35

If you have ever found yourself captivated by a butterfly flitting past, or wondered what the names of the butterflies in your yard are, this is the outing for you! During this exploration in the field at Pepperwood, legendary lepidopterist Liam O’Brien will lead an adventure to find examples from each of the five butterfly families. You will learn the basics of butterfly identification and some of the incredible ecological relationships which surround these insects. Liam will demonstrate that the oft-maligned butterfly net is actually a valuable field tool and not an instrument of death. It will be a catch-and-release day for all creatures involved! This event includes a slow-paced hike, of 1-3 miles on varied terrain.


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Greta Glasmeyer


Pepperwood Preserve
2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 United States
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(707) 591-9310