Month: August 2011

Advanced Naturalist Club Botanize in Nottingham Park

By: Joe Sebastiani, Members Program Team Leader This past Saturday, just before Hurricane Irene blew through, I led our Advanced Naturalist Club on a botany walk at Nottingham Park, Chester County, PA.  Janet Ebert, professional botanist, was our special guest expert who identified many rare and unusual plants.  The Advanced Naturlist Club is made up …

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Recounting the Butterfly Count

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator A Red-banded Hairstreak basking on a leaf at Coverdale Farm Preserve. Image by Derek Stoner, July 30, 2011. Way back on July 30(more than three weeks ago now!), the Delaware Nature Society took part in the North American Butterfly Count.  A crew of four citizen scientists helped to survey …

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