• $10.00 – Non-Member Program Price
  • $5.00 – Member Program Price

Date & Time Details: Saturday, July 20th 9am-12pm. Meets at the fire circle in front of the Horseshoe Lodge.

Location: Mountain Park Campus

Address: 9112 Mountain Park Road, Beulah, CO 81023

Contact:
Ashley Nestman
ashley@hikeandlearn.org
719-485-4444

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13th Annual Pueblo Mountain Park Butterfly Count

With Mark Yaeger

July 20, 2019

Butterfly_butterflies_wingsThis excursion is less of a hike and more of a saunter that stays primarily on our park roads with one goal – searching for butterflies. This is the 13th Annual Butterfly Count in the Mountain Park, guided by Mark Yaeger of the Arkansas Valley Audubon Society. No experience is necessary. Bring close-focus binoculars and/or a digital camera if you have them (although they are not necessary) and be ready to see some of the park’s prettiest fluttering residents.

Leader

Mark Yaeger
Mark Yaeger is an avid birder and often guides birding hikes in the Pueblo area. Mark’s knowledge of butterflies rivals his knowledge of birds and he brings this knowledge to the Mountain Park Campus each summer for our Annual Butterfly Count. Mark, known as Radeaux, is also a gifted artist who paints the fauna of his native Colorado.  His life sized images of birds and other animals are not merely idealized illustrations but explore the patterning and geometrics found in nature.  Spatial relationships and comparison to stylized depictions of nature from various cultures are also part of this art.  It…
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