WBA meets in Seattle on the first Wednesday of each month except June through August. Meetings start at 7:00 pm and end at 9:00. The first fifteen minutes are used for social reception and viewing of displays. The Seattle meetings are held at the Center for Urban Horticulture at 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle.
November 1 – Seattle – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Caitlin LaBar will be speaking on selecting and preparing photos for field guides. She will cover composition and post-processing, and also mapping and recording data. Caitlin is a WA lepidopterist who most recently has been working with Bob Pyle on the revision of The Butterflies of Cascadia. In addition, she is completing her own publication on the butterflies of the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area.
Center for Urban Horticulture- 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA
December 6 – Seattle – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jon Pelham on Butterfly Foodplant Guilds in Washington State – composition, description, origin.
In addition, Jon will discuss individual species of butterfly foodplants that support three or more butterfly species…often in the same places…and speculate how they came to be. Jon is always interesting and entertaining.
At Center for Urban Horticulture- 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle, WA
Directions to Center for Urban Horticulture
From I-5, take the NE 45th Street exit, and head east on 45th Street. Pass through the University District, and down the hill past University Village Shopping Center. Turn right at Mary Gates Memorial Drive, which becomes NE 41st Street. The Center for Urban Horticulture is on the right just as the road turns.
From SR 520/Lake Washington Floating Bridge: Exit at Lake Washington Blvd, and go right, following Montlake Blvd past Husky Stadium. Go right at NE 45th Street, past University Village Shopping Center. Turn right at Mary Gates Memorial Drive, which becomes NE 41st Street. The Center for Urban Horticulture is on the right just as the road turns.