Monthly Archives: July 2015

Upcoming Field Trip: Salem County, August 1, led by Dave Amadio

Plan on meeting at the Supawna Meadows NWR on Lighthouse Road (sometimes called Harrisonville Lighthouse Road) at 9 a.m. There is ample parking in the lot off of Lighthouse Rd. We will likely only be exploring the roadside here for … Continue reading

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National Moth Week is here

July 18 to July 26 is this year’s annual National Moth Week, when we celebrate one of the most successful forms of life on Planet Earth. Stockton entomologist Jamie Cromartie is organizing the local event, where you can see and … Continue reading

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Worn and ragged butterflies — a summer ID puzzle!

Ouch, every summer, just when you think you have learned (or re-learned) the local flyers’ field marks, they show up ratty and chipped. Here are four for your viewing (dis)pleasure so worse for wear that they seem good puzzles. If … Continue reading

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June Becomes July

Does butterflying in South Jersey reach its most dramatic in late June and early July? Thanks to these contributors for passing along their photos. If you are willing to share your photos here, send them as jpegs (preferably less than … Continue reading

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