Wildflowers, Carden Alvar, ON (Photo by Bill Macintyre)

Wildflowers, Carden Alvar, ON (Photo by Bill Macintyre)

Spread your wings — spotting butterflies in Carden Alvar

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Hike and tour will begin at 10 a.m.

Please note this is a private event for Leaders in Conservation (LIC) only. To learn more about how you can become an LIC, visit natureconservancy.ca/lic.

Home to 142 butterfly and dragonfly species, 450 plant species and 238 bird species, the Carden Alvar is a hot spot of biodiversity and the perfect place to spend a Saturday surrounded by a host of butterfly species. Join NCC staff and a butterfly expert to learn about butterfly identification, biology and conservation.

See how many species you can catch and identify. NCC staff will lead a guided tour of NCC’s Prairie Smoke and Little Bluestem properties and tell you more about what NCC is doing to conserve this globally threatened alvar habitat.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP by Friday, July 6

Contact information:

Laura Vaughan, Development Coordinator
Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ontario Office
T: 416.932.3202 Ext. 2317
C: 647.888.4258

A map and directions will be provided the week before the event. Parking is available at the Recreational Centre and the tour will begin and end from there. If you have trouble finding us, please contact Laura Vaughan at 647-888-4258.

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Atlantic puffins (Photo by Bill Caulfield-Browne)