The year 2009 marked the first of what is hoped will be annual monitoring of the butterfly populations at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Two walks, taken in late June and mid-July, yielded the first ever list of species. A total of 12 species were found. Following is the list:
Did You Know?
Julian Alden Weir installed stars on the ceiling in all of his studios. He had three studios: one in New York City, one in Windham, CT and one behind his home in Branchville, CT. Visitors can see the original stars in his Branchville studio at Weir Farm National Historic Site from May-November.