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Butterflies and Dragonflies Walk

  • Date: 05/21/2017 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Location: Riparian Preserve Park
    2757 E Guadalupe Rd
    Gilbert, Arizona 85234
  • Introduction: This area is outstanding for beautiful butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies!

This area is outstanding for beautiful butterflies, dragonflies, and damselflies. Learn to identify local butterflies including Painted Lady, Queen, and Fiery Skipper as well as common dragonflies and damselflies such as Western Pondhawk, Flame Skimmer, Blue-ringed Dancer, and Familiar Bluet. Suggested $5.00 donation to support the Gilbert Riparian Preserve. Bring binoculars (close-focus preferred), water, and hat. Common Dragonflies of the Southwest by Kathy Biggs on sale for $10.00. No reservations. Easy. Meet 7:00 am June-September, 7:30 am October at the Dragonfly Ramada just south of the parking lot, east of Greenfield Rd., off Guadalupe Rd., just east of the Gilbert Public Library in Gilbert.
Leaders: Janet Witzeman and Laurie Nessel