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Pine Barrens. Exact location will be provided upon registration.

Adult Field Study: Butterflies, Bugs, and Botany

Saturday Apr 27 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Explore the Pine Barrens in search of butterflies with entomologist Steve Mason! Mason will guide us in where to look for butterflies, teach us how to safely net them, and assist with identification.

We hope to find many butterflies but specifically Hessel’s hairstreak and hoary elfin, uncommon species found only in the Pine Barrens. Mason will bring specimens from the Academy’s Entomology Collection to enhance the experience.
$25 members / $30 nonmembers
Max 20 participants
Teachers can earn 3 Act 48 credits
Rain date: Sunday, May 5
Details, including meeting locations and what to bring, will be provided upon registration.
Call 215-299-1060 to register.

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