This Saturday, April 29 is the Sandy Hook, Monmouth County, New Jersey field trip with our New Jersey NABA Chapter. Participants will meet 9:30am at the Horseshoe Cove Parking Lot [DeLorme 39, M-19] (Note Change in Meeting Place). Take Exit 117 off the Garden State Parkway, then Route 36 for about 13 miles to Sandy Hook. The Horseshoe Cove Parking Lot is on the right about 3 miles N of the entrance to the Hook. Stay in the left hand lane as you pass the right hand turnoff for Atlantic Drive (signified by All Beach Parking sign). Then exit right is just north of this right hand turnoff. There are restroom facilities next to Parking Lots B, C, D and E on the right hand side after you pass the entrance to the Hook. Hoped for species include Henry’s Elfin, Juniper Hairstreak, and Gray Hairstreak. Leader: Jim Springer
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- Saturday, February 27, 2021 – Roy Cohutta – Baker County, GA February 27, 2021Roy Cohutta Location: Elmodel WMA Baker County, GA Spring has arrived. Pollen! High 70s. South wind 7-15MPH. Partly cloudy. 12:38 - 2:51 PM. Species Cabbage White (4) Cloudless Sulphur (3) Sleepy Orange (9) American Lady (2) Common Buckeye (4) White Checkered-Skipper (2) Images Cabbage White Cabbage White Cabbage WhiteNorth American Butterfly Association (moderator: Mike Reese)
- Thursday, February 25, 2021 – Mark Adams – Albemarle County, VA February 26, 2021Mark Adams Location: Sugar Hollow, ~10 miles west of Charlottesville, VA Albemarle County, VA A promise of spring, my first-of-season butterfly: a Mourning Cloak basking on a brightly sunlit winter afternoon (57 deg F), 25 Feb 2021. Species Mourning Cloak (1) Images Mourning CloakNorth American Butterfly Association (moderator: Mike Reese)
- Thursday, February 25, 2021 – David H. Bartholomew – Santa Clara County, CA February 26, 2021David H. Bartholomew Location: Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve Santa Clara County, CA Species Mustard White (3) Spring Azure (30) Satyr Comma (3) California Tortoiseshell (15) Mourning Cloak (9) Images Spring Azure Satyr Comma Mustard WhiteNorth American Butterfly Association (moderator: Mike Reese)