North Carolina Botanical Garden


LUNCHBOX Talk: How to Identify and Record Butterflies at Mason Farm Biological Reserve

with Kati Moore, Biologist and Science Writer; Laura Hamon, Biologist
The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Fee: Free, preregistration required.


Butterflies are ubiquitous in our gardens and wild spaces, but their enormous diversity can be daunting for naturalists. Join us for a crash course on local butterfly identification, covering tips and tricks for distinguishing between similar species. Participants will also be introduced to the Mason Farm Butterfly Project, a citizen science project with the goal of collecting long-term data on the abundance and timing of butterflies at Mason Farm Biological Reserve.



Registration open until 2/14/2019 12:00 PM.

About the Speaker

Kati Moore received her BS in Biology at UNC-Chapel Hill and her Master's of Environmental Management from Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment. She now works as the Digests Editor for the journal Evolution, the communications manager for the Society for the Study of Evolution, and as a freelance science writer. 

Laura Hamon earned a BS in Biology from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is a PhD student in Biology and Entomology at North Carolina State University. 

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Reeves Auditorium

Allen Education Center, Building A
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517