Rocky Mountain Conservancy- Field Institute

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East RMNP Butterflies (K-12)

Course Number CT-1422-20D
Credit 0.50 semester credit hours
Location Rocky Mtn. Conservancy, Estes Park
Date June 6
Time 8:30am-4:30pm
Instructor Paul Opler, Evi Buckner-Opler
Coordinator Rachel Balduzzi, 970/586-3262 or
Fees Tuition Fee (payable during workshop) : $ 40.00
Registration Fee : $ 80.00

Butterflies are easily observed insects which fly in every life zone of RMNP. Learn butterfly biology, behavior, and identification. Visit several different habitats on the east slope of the Park to search for summer species. Learn to identify these species and discuss their life histories and ecology, host-plant associations, and conservation concerns. Observe butterflies through binoculars, digital photography, and net-and-release to allow you a close-up look at a variety of species.

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