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ENTM News: Butterflies to be counted and identified at annual Encounter

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Butterflies to be counted and identified at annual Encounter

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butterfly2.jpgPurdue entomologists will teach butterfly biology and identification to enthusiasts of all ages and lead a butterfly count at the annual Butterfly Encounter. The encounter, co-sponsored by the Purdue Department of Entomology and Evonik Corp., will be July 19 from 1-4 p.m. at Evonik's Tippecanoe Laboratories Wildlife Habitat Area at 1650 Lilly Road, Lafayette. Parking is available at the west gate. Directions can be found on the Entomology web site here. Participants will match adult butterflies with their caterpillars and host plants. They also will walk the trails, assist Purdue entomologists in counting the butterflies and learn about butterfly biology, conservation, identification and protection.

 

For the full story, go to http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/butterflies-to-be-counted-and-identified-at-annual-encounter.html.

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​​butterfly2.jpgPurdue entomologists will teach butterfly biology and identification to enthusiasts of all ages and lead a butterfly count at the annual Butterfly Encounter. The encounter, co-sponsored by the Purdue Department of Entomology and Evonik Corp., will be July 19 from 1-4 p.m. at Evonik's Tippecanoe Laboratories Wildlife Habitat Area at 1650 Lilly Road, Lafayette. Parking is available at the west gate. Directions can be found on the Entomology web site here. Participants will match adult butterflies with their caterpillars and host plants. They also will walk the trails, assist Purdue entomologists in counting the butterflies and learn about butterfly biology, conservation, identification and protection.

 

For the full story, go to http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q3/butterflies-to-be-counted-and-identified-at-annual-encounter.html.

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​Emma HopkinsPurdue Agriculture InFocusJuly 2014

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7/14/2014

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Created at 7/14/2014 8:03 AM by York, Beth B
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