Butterflies of Central Kentucky: Identification, Diversity, & Ecology

Date: June 20, 2023

Time: 2:00-4:30pm

Location: Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, 8000 Elk Lick Falls Rd, Lexington, KY

Pre-registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/butterflies-of-central-kentucky-identification-diversity-ecology-tickets-647129390427

Nearly 150 butterflies have been documented throughout the state. This indoor presentation will feature over 45 of the most common summer butterflies in the Inner Bluegrass region. Participants will learn tricks for identification, basic biology of butterflies, and their relationships with native plants. We will also cover community science projects and resources for documenting and sharing butterfly observations. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to observe butterflies in the pollinator field by the Nature Center.

Presenter: Beverly James, Preserve Director

Hiking Level: any walking after the presentation will be on easy terrain, but some of it may be in full sun

Bring: water

Optional: hiking poles, snack, camera, binoculars, sun hat

For more information contact: Beverly James, 859-296-0986, info@floracliff.org

Visit their website: floracliff.org