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BioBlitz for Butterflies 2017

BioBlitz for butterflies July 10-11

WEST GLACIER, MT. – The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center (will have its inaugural Waterton-Glacier Butterfly BioBlitz July 10-11 at Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park.

butterfly bioblitz 2017

Photo by David Reese/Montana Living © 2017

Visitors will work alongside taxonomic experts to document butterfly diversity, and learn more about butterflies, and other lepidopterans in the Crown of the Continent. Participants will use the iNaturalist app to record field observations, and are encouraged to download the app prior to the event.
Glacier National Park’s Butterfly BioBlitz will be July 10 from noon to 3 p.m. at Apgar Village, and Two Medicine. Participants are not required to stay until the close of the event. The event is free, and open to people of all ages, and skill levels. Registration is required. Visit to register. Contact CCRLC at (406)-888-7944 or email Evan Portier at for more information.
Waterton Lakes National Park’s Butterfly BioBlitz will be July 11th from 11 am to 5 pm. Contact for more information. Remember to bring a valid passport if traveling across the border.

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