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Butterflies & Skippers: Tracking Nature's Clock [Virtual Walk]

Join Cary Institute naturalist Barry Haydasz for a virtual butterfly walk and family-friendly adventure.

Discover butterflies and skippers living on the Cary Institute grounds, and learn how factors like season and climate change influence their habitat quality and lifecycle. Get to know and identify butterflies and skippers common to the Hudson Valley, along with the native plants they depend on.


Weekly trail reports. Want to discover birds, blooms, or butterflies that you might encounter on Cary's trails? Read Barry's weekly trail report, where he catalogs plants and animals spotted on our grounds.

Walk guide

Guide to butterflies and skippers

Checklist for butterflies and skippers

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