JUNE 1, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI OR LAUREN HARRIS
216-635-3200, EXT. 3263 OR EXT. 7014
Get ready to count!
The 14th Annual Chagrin Valley
Butterfly Count on Sunday, June 27, includes a day of counting and
identifying butterflies by teams of butterfly spotters throughout
the ChagrinValley. Participants can join in the fun, learn
something new and contribute to the North American Butterfly
Association's international survey and long-term monitoring
The count takes place from 9:30 a.m.to 4:30
p.m. Counters, ages 8 and older, need to bring a sack lunch,
wear long pants and meet at NorthChagrinNatureCenter. Participants
do not have to spend the entire day, and can register to join the
program in the morning or in the afternoon or the entire day.
Registration and a $3 fee per person (for report publication)
In recent years, spotters found 36 different types of
butterflies, including tiger swallowtails, monarchs, striped
hairstreaks, cabbage white, and even a European skipper.
North Chagrin Nature Centeris located off
Buttermilk Falls Parkway, off the Sunset Lane entrance of North
Chagrin Reservation, off SOM Center Road/Route 91 in
For more information and to register, call 440-473-3370.
Spend a day counting butterflies with
ClevelandMetroparks - part of your life, naturally.