The Butterfly Course

Monarch Butterfly - USFWS Digital Library

The Appalachian Forest School, Advanced Inter-disciplinary field studies for the serious nature student.

Learn field identification of the captivating butterfly species calling the eastern prairies and forests their home. Butterflies are diurnal, large, stunningly beautiful and rich in metaphor. Studying their identification and natural history during this weekend will illustrate the everyday miracles of metamorphosis, cryptic camouflage, color/pattern mimicry, chemical warfare and seduction, gender roles, and inter-species relationships.  For more information, click on the link above.