Town of Gilbert: Butterflies and Dragonflies for Beginners (#30090)

The Gilbert Riparian Preserve is home to a wide variety of butterflies, dragonflies, and damselflies.

Join Laurie Nessel from the Maricopa Audubon Society on a walk to learn to identify local butterflies including Painted Lady, Queen, and Fiery Skipper as well as common dragonflies and damselflies such as Western Pondhawk, Flame Skimmer, Blue-ringed Dancer, and Familiar Bluet. Participants will each receive an identification checklist.

This is an easy, slow-paced walk lasting 1-1.5 hours. All ages are welcome. The group will meet at the Rattlesnake Ramada. Bring binoculars (close-focus preferred) if they are available to you. Please bring water and wear sun protection, including a hat.

  • Audience: Adult, Teen, Youth
  • Genre: Field Sciences
  • Type: Presentation
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Date

Aug 10 2022

Time

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Cost

Free

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Labels

Maricopa Southeast STEM Hub

Location

Riparian Preserve at Gilbert Water Ranch
2757 E. Guadalupe Rd., Gilbert, AZ, 85234
Website
https://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/riparian-preserve-at-water-ranch

Organizer

Town of Gilbert
Website
https://www.gilbertaz.gov/home
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