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McIntire Botanical Garden Announces Summer Butterfly Walks

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Release from McIntire Botanical Garden:

Charlottesville, VA - The McIntire Botanical Garden is sponsoring three butterfly walks this summer on acreage in McIntire Park that will be developed into the botanical garden in the future.

The dates are:

  • Saturday, June 4, 10:30 a.m. - noon
  • Sunday, July 10, 10:30 a.m. - noon
  • Friday, August 19, 10:30 a.m. - noon

Participants will explore the park's rolling hills, forests and fields to look for and identify the butterflies and also venture into the City of Charlottesville's new butterfly garden.

Master Naturalist Dr. Nancy Weiss will lead this family-friendly activity. There is no cost to attend.

Walkers will assemble at the Melbourne Road entrance to the garden, near the intersection with the John W. Warner Parkway and across the street from Charlottesville High School's stadium.

To attend, please register in advance by contacting Lesley Sewell at sewellhorticulture@gmail.com or 434.326.2375.

Rain cancels.

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