Butterfly Count

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RSVP with Dr. Paul Castrovillo, (208) 332-8627 or paul.castrovillo at agri.idaho.gov

Space is limited: if you sign up, either show up or let the trip leader know in time for someone on the wait list to be able to go.

Help monitor butterfly population trends in areas near Boise, including Military Reserve and Bogus Basin. Participants should be prepared for a day of hiking: daypack, sunscreen, lunch, snacks, water, sunhat, and sturdy footwear. A butterfly net is helpful but not required, as is a clipboard and tethered pen.

A registration fee of $4 per person will be collected; the fee helps the North American Butterfly Association compile the results of this nationwide survey.

Volunteers meet in the morning at the 17th and State Street parking lot (there is a liquor store) for free cinnamon rolls and orange juice, and to organize carpools.

A free butterfly identification workshop will be held on Saturday, July 8th (see that day's post for details).