9-29-2019 ORCA Walk

Our first fall walk at ORCA was on the morning of 9-29-2019 with Susan Warmer, Pat Cramer, Dotty Workman, Dotty Noble, Lori Greene, Terry Greene, Pat Bowman, George Cooper, and Dorene McLeod participating. ¬†We hiked to the Observation Tower and…

Marvelous mangrove buckeye

Pictured above is a mangrove buckeye (Junonia genoveva) that Bob Montanaro and I saw yesterday on the mosquito control dike at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area when he was taking photographs for educational posters for the soon-to-be completed Audubon House.…

Butterfly or Skipper ?

Nancy Soucy (Class of 2010) led a walk at the Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail on 11-1-2014, a blustery & cool (for Winter Beach, Florida), yet bright & sunny day. Karen Schuster (Class of 2009) captured and shared wonderful photos of…

Mangrove buckeye

This mangrove buckeye butterfly (Junonia evarete) posed for me at the Toni Robinson Waterfront Trail. The larval food for this butterfly is black mangrove (Avicennia germinans): As a result, you will see this butterfly in open areas near mangroves and…