MBC President & Meeting Host, Carl Kamp
Follow that butterfly!
Tom Gagnon leads a foggy walk at Mt. Greylock
The suboptimal butterflying weather did not dampen our spirits.
The paparazzi surround a single Pepper and Salt Skipper at Tom's Swamp.
Some trip leaders let their groups actually stop for lunch...
No cushy lunch breaks for Bill Benner's group...
A rare moment of sunshine at Myles Standish State Forest
Tom Gagnon may walk softly, but he carries a big stick...
A bad day butterflying is better than a good day in the office...
Dolores Price searching for the elusive Hessel's Hairstreak
Dale Rhoda & Barbara Walker literally beat the bushes (okay, bumped the bushes)
found a single Hessel's Hairstreak beside the Ponkapoag Boardwalk.
Kathy Malone in the field
This Early Hairstreak was found in the road, barely alive, at Mt. Greylock...
Fortunately, Dave Small is certified in mouth-to-proboscis resuscitation!
In addition to butterflies, the meeting attendees saw some terrific flowers, amphibians, birds, and caterpillars.
Here is a Limenitis larva
The Red Eft is the land stage of the Red-Spotted Newt.
Yellow Lady's Slipper - Cypripedium calceolus
Single flower cancer root - Orobanche uniflora
Pink Azelea Buds
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