Presentation on butterflies, moths Saturday in Canastota

Published Jul 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

CANASTOTA — Rick Mikula will migrate from Pennsylvania to the Great Swamp Conservancy at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, to teach how to nurture and enjoy butterflies and moths.

The presentation also includes a display of “the most beautiful and unusual butterflies and moths, all of which died of naturally causes.”

Live butterflies will be displayed in homemade cages.

Mikula is president of Butterfly Rescue International, a founding member and past president of the International Butterfly Breeders Association, and past vice president of the Canadian Butterfly Breeders and Exhibitors and past secretary and treasurer for the New Jersey Lepidopterist Society.

Admission for this program is $10, $8 for members.

The address for the Conservancy is 8375 N. Main St. For more information call 315-697-2950.