The Children's Summer Reading Program at Bowman's Hill gives kids the chance to learn about and connect with nature through stories and activities. Each week they'll hear tales of the outdoors, embark on hikes and make nature crafts to take home.
More than 50 species of butterflies can be seen at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve. Learn about the lifestyles of some of the common and uncommon species from naturalist Mary Anne Borge, including the ones that make their home here and what makes this such a special place for butterflies. Indoor presentation followed by an outdoor hunt to see how many butterflies we can find.
Help scientists piece together the big picture of the distribution and population size of each buttefly species counted, including changes over time. Llearn to identify the different types of butterflies and the native plants they utilize at the Preserve. Bring binoculars or a camera with a zoom lens, and a field guide, if available, as well as plenty of water, snacks and appropriate sun protection. Join for all or part of the day. All experience levels are welcome. Meet at the Visitor Center