Reminder – 5/16 – Spokane Library with Jon Pelham “Basic Butterfly Biology”

“Basic Butterfly Biology”

On Wednesday, May 16, the Spokane chapter of WBA enthusiastically welcomes its own scientific advisor and internationally recognized lepidopterist, Jonathan Pelham, to speak with us about “Basic Butterfly Biology”. Jon is curator of UW Burke Museum’s extensive arthropod collection. He is an enthusiastic speaker, an excellent field biologist and has authored and co-authored numerous publications on butterflies, including the taxonomic “Catalog of North American Butterflies” and several recent articles in the Journal of the Lepidopterist’s Society. He is currently at work developing an extensive, searchable and detailed mapping system for all verified sightings of Washington State’s 150+ butterfly species. Our keen local butterfly observers may be invited to share some of their own sightings for this new system. Please came and learn how butterflies live, about how to conserve them, and what you can do to get your own observations into the record!

Spokane Public Library

906 West Main Avenue · Spokane

Also, wonderful news about our Spokane Meeting this month. We are going to broadcast it via Zoom again, in case anyone from across the state would like to tune into the meeting. Below is the Zoom login information you will need. Please do not login prior to the meeting time of 6pm. When you do log in if you can’t reach us, try a few minutes later. We are very excited about this and hope to continue to broadcast via Zoom.
We use Zoom at this address If you want to phone in instead of joining online, here’s the number 1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 426 629 8613.
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