June 26, 2017
Contact: Lauren Alley
Contact: Kelly Stevens
Glacier National Park Media Release
June 26, 2017
Media Contact: Lauren Alley 406-888-5838
Media Contact: Kelly Stevens 406-888-7895
Waterton-Glacier Butterfly BioBlitz Announced
Public invited to participate in butterfly count and to learn about butterflies
WEST GLACIER, MT. – The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center (CCRLC) is pleased to announce its inaugural Waterton-Glacier Butterfly BioBlitz July 10th and 11th at Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks. Visitors will work alongside taxonomic experts to document butterfly diversity, and learn more about butterflies, and other lepidopterans in the Crown of the Continent. Participants will use the iNaturalist app to record field observations, and are encouraged to download the app prior to the event.
Glacier National Park’s Butterfly BioBlitz will be July 10th from noon to 3:00 pm at both Apgar Village, and Two Medicine. Participants are not required to stay until the close of the event. The event is free, and open to people of all ages, and skill levels. Registration is required. Visit https://www.nps.gov/rlc/crown/bioblitz.htm to register. Contact CCRLC at (406)-888-7944 or email Evan Portier at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Waterton Lakes National Park’s Butterfly BioBlitz will be July 11th from 11 am to 5 pm. Contact email@example.com for more information. Remember to bring a valid passport if traveling across the border.
Funding and support for the Wateron-Glacier Butterfly BioBlitz is provided by the Glacier
National Park Conservancy, and the Montana Geographic Alliance.