Friday May 17, 2024 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tour Location: Princeton Meeting Place: Princeton & District Museum, 167 Vermilion Ave., Princeton
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Tour 14 – Butterflies of the Okanagan Similkameen

Tour Leader: Sue Elwell

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Ticket Types Qty
Adult $25.00 / ticket
 
Child $5.00 / ticket
 

Description Of This Tour

Join butterfly enthusiast Sue Elwell from the Vermillion Forks Field Naturalists to learn all about our local butterflies. Beginning in the indoor classroom, Sue will guide you through a slide presentation to establish an understanding of basic butterfly classification and identification, including our local Okanagan Similkameen species. You will learn why Princeton is a butterfly haven, home to the diverse habitat and host plants that butterflies love. The second part of this tour will be outside, exploring multiple locations in the Princeton area where butterflies are commonly spotted.

Please note: the outdoor portion of this tour is weather dependent, as butterflies only come out when they can see their own shadow!

Tour Leader: Sue Elwell

Please be prepared for all sorts of weather – hot, sunny, windy, cold and rain too! Dress in layers and bring all-weather clothing, sunscreen, a sun hat, sturdy hiking footwear, a snack and at least 1 litre of water for all tours and events. For longer walks and hikes you will need at least 2 litres of water, as well as snacks and a bagged lunch (if not provided). Cameras, binoculars and plant and bird field guides are optional but add to your enjoyment. Please note any additional items to bring if applicable for your tour.

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Tour Details

Difficulty Level: 1

Price: $25.00

+ Price Includes: N/A

 Max Group: 12

Additional Items To Bring

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Area

Location: Princeton

Meeting Place: Princeton & District Museum, 167 Vermilion Ave.

Transportation: Carpool

Age Permitted

 8+
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