Daily Archives: August 12, 2009

The Butterfly Walk Report

IMG_0071-2   The North American Butterfly Association's walk at DeKorte on Sunday was canceled at the last minute because of a forecast of heavy rain, but several people didn't get the memo.   

    Although skies often grew dark, the group of a half-dozen went on a three-hour walk around the 110-acre in search of bugs that do not like particularly like cloudy weather.  

    Walk leader Tom Halliwell, knowledgable about butterflies and the plants that attract and host them, helped the group spot and identify at least 15 species of butterflies over an incredibly informative three-hour walk — pretty good for an overcast day.    

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