Concordia Hosts Course on Observing Butterflies

Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 1-724-352-1571 x8266

Concordia Hosts Course on Observing Butterflies

Cabot, PA -  Concordia Haven Apartments will host Chuck Tague, author and nature enthusiast, for a weekly, three-part educational series called "Observing Butterflies: Summer's Flying Flowers" starting July 19 at 2 p.m. in the Haven I activity room, 112 Marwood Rd.

Cost is $10.00 per session or $25.00 for all three sessions. The first class will be indoors, covering butterfly behavior and identification techniques as well as a slide show of western Pennsylvania's butterflies, flowers and plants that butterflies depend upon. 

The other sessions will be held outdoors on the following two Mondays at 2 p.m. The July 26 session will be a guided outdoor visit to Concordia's gardens and trails (limited golf cart seating available); Aug. 2 will be a guided trip to the Butler Freeport Community Trail. Bus transportation will be leaving Concordia at 2 p.m. Aug. 9 will be a rain date if either outdoor session is cancelled due to inclement weather.

Registration is required due to limited seating; call Haven Program Director Cathy Questiaux at 724.352.1571, ext. 8518.

Chuck Tague

Tague is a naturalist who writes the Bird Watch column for the Three Rivers Bird Club and leads outings for several organizations. He was the founder and publisher of the Nature Observer News, a monthly journal for educators and naturalists featuring information on the natural history of Western Pennsylvania. He was education curator at the Pittsburgh Aviary and wrote commentary for the Allegheny Front, a locally produced radio environmental program. He is also the recipient of several awards from environmental organizations.