Drawing Butterflies

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Let’s draw butterflies! Tune in to the Open Space Authority’s Facebook page at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9 for an engaging and interactive live-stream nature sketching lesson with artist and naturalist Edward Rooks. All you need is a computer, … Read more

Free Viola Adunca Monitoring Training and Orientation

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Feb 9, 2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Join State Parks Environmental Scientist Chris Heintselman as he orients new volunteers who are interested in helping State Parks monitor the host plant, Viola adunca, for the endangered Silverspot Butterfly. Requirements include … Read more

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How to See Insects

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Fascinating creatures, miniature works of art, critical links in the web of life — bugs are so much more than pests.

Sex and the Single Butterfly

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What most of us call “butterflies” are in fact just the fleeting last life stage of a creature with only one remaining purpose.