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Women’s Field Day

June 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Wild About Wings–Learn About Butterflies and Moths

Thursday, June 22 5:30-8:45 p.m. at the Lac qui Parle State Park Headquarters

Butterflies and moths use the beauty of their brilliant colors, phenomenal migrations and dramatically changing life cycles to capture people’s attention. They also make valuable contributions to the ecosystem as pollinators. However, butterflies and moths are facing significant survival challenges due to habitat loss and pesticide use.

Feature speaker Dr. Robin Thomson, Curator of the Insect Collection in the Department of Entomology at the University of Minnesota

Minnesota’s state insect, the Monarch Butterfly, and a unique monitoring program will be highlighted by LqP State Park Staff

Opportunity to explore native planting for butterflies, moths, and other exciting insects

Please RSVP by June 15 by calling 320-269-2139 ext3¬†or emailing [email protected]

Details

Date:
June 22, 2017
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Venue

Lac qui Parle State Park Headquarters
14047 20th St. NW
Watson, MN 56295 United States
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