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Pollinator Week 2024: Saving the Arkansas State Butterfly
Pollinator Week 2024: Saving the Arkansas State Butterfly

Sat, Jun 22

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Fayetteville

Pollinator Week 2024: Saving the Arkansas State Butterfly

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about Arkansas's imperiled state butterfly, the Diana Fritillary, and how you can contribute to its preservation. Explore the vital habitat needs and specific plants that are crucial for the caterpillars and adults of this species.

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Fayetteville, 5635 E Huntsville Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

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About the event

Join The Diana Project at White River Nursery for an informative and captivating :45 slideshow presentation on Arkansas’ state butterfly. Discover why this stunning creature is currently facing challenges and learn how you can make a difference in their conservation. Explore the specific plants that are crucial for the caterpillars and adults of this species, providing them with vital habitat and increasing their chances of survival. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about Arkansas's imperiled state butterfly and how you can contribute to its preservation. Join us at White River Nursery for an inspiring program that will leave you with a deeper appreciation for these beautiful creatures and the importance of native plants in supporting their survival.

Presented by Ms. Shawn Hunter

Ms. Shawn Hunter is a member of NWA chapter of Master Naturalists, Wild Ones Ozark Chapter and the National Association of Interpretation. A graduate of John Brown University and United States Navy Veteran, Miss Hunter founded and operated Inuendos Design Company in Siloam Springs, Arkansas from 2002 until her retirement in 2022. Retirement has been used to re-learn the art of watercolor, urban sketching and photography while hiking and traveling with her partner Jim. In her capacities as veteran and small business owner she gained useful project management and marketing skills she now uses to support conservation efforts. As co-founder and project lead for The Diana Project her current focus is to educate the public about the unique needs of Arkansas’s threatened State Butterfly, The Diana Fritillary (Argynnis Diana), and how they can help.

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