New Bedford, MA 02745
Become a citizen scientist and join the Lloyd Center for the Environment‘s research staff as they participate in NABA’s annual butterfly count in Dartmouth and New Bedford. The only requirements are enthusiasm and an interest in this region’s butterfly fauna. By the end of the day, you may be able to recognize 20 or more species of butterflies and will have contributed to NABA’s nationwide long-range study of butterfly diversity and distribution patterns relative to climate change.
Pre-registration is required by 4:00pm on Friday, July 21. Rain date is Sunday, July 23. Participants should wear hiking shoes, hats, and long pants, have sun protection, plenty of water, and bring a lunch. The Lloyd Center will have extra water for sale.
Cost: $8 Lloyd Center members, $10 Lloyd Center nonmembers