Date: Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 (you may choose one day to attend)
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Place: J2E Tree Farm (37766 Alexander Rd, Hoskins)
Cost: FREE (please reserve tickets below)
Join the Luckiamute Watershed Council and Lepidoptera specialist Dana Ross at J2E Tree Farm for a closer look at the butterflies and moths of our region, and learn about their importance to ecosystem health.
This three-hour event will start with a brief overview of the butterflies and moths of the area, as well as question-and-answer session in a shaded location. A table with specimen displays and several guide books will also be available to browse through.
Then, we'll take a stroll in the open areas of the tree farm, where we will net some butterflies "on the wing" and have a chance to observe them up close. You will also see a display of moth species caught in an overnight moth trap.
The event will end with a picnic lunch by the J2E south pond, so please bring a bag lunch, camp chair or picnic blanket, and water for everyone in your group!
This event is open to adults and children who are at least 8 years old, and there is a limit of 15 participants each day. Please register for just ONE day, since we would like to have as many people as possible get a chance to participate! Also, please note that there is a limit of four tickets per registration.
If you require special accommodations related to a disability, please contact Maya Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 12.
A big thank you goes to Benton Soil & Water Conservation District for providing the funding that makes this event free of charge!