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'Butterflies of Central Illinois' at Sugar Grove Nature Center

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[August 03, 2012]  McLEAN -- Sugar Grove Nature Center is presenting an Aug. 11 program called "Butterflies of Central Illinois." The session will be from 10 a.m. to noon.

The program is for ages 16 and up and will provide an opportunity to learn how to identify more than 30 species of butterflies that are common in central Illinois.

Janet Rasmussen, a Master Naturalist and certified interpretive guide, will lead participants on a walk to search for and identify butterflies in the field, and will discuss their natural history, host plants and caterpillar characteristics for some species.

The program is free for members of the nature center and $5 per person for nonmembers. Registration is required.

For more information or to register, phone 309-874-2174 or email

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Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington-Normal. For a map and directions to the nature center, as well as membership and program information, visit

[Text from file received from Sugar Grove Nature Center]

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