Tag: "Karner Blue Butterfly"

Spring is Here!  Welcome Karner Blue Bloom!

Spring is Here! Welcome Karner Blue Bloom!

Each year there are two Blooms of Karner Blue Butterflies, the Spring Bloom and the Summer Bloom.  In mid to late April, The Ones that have overwintered on or near the ground…..Come into Full Bloom!  Right Around Now!  For more info, you can visit  The Wilton Wildlife Preservation at 80 Scout Road Gansevoort, NY! http://www.wiltonpreserve.org/conservation/karner-blue-butterfly […]

Our Female Karner Blue Butterfly  :):):):)

Our Female Karner Blue Butterfly :):):):)

The Female Karner Blue, a little different from Her blue male counterpart – is not actually blue!  She is a little blue, and mostly Beautiful silver-grey with white borders on Her wings, and orange and deep dark charcoal-colored spots!…..Although Karners nourish themselves on only the blue lupine flower in their pre-pubescent stages, once, they come out […]

May 17th is Alpiny, NY's Grand Lupine Festival!

May 17th is Alpiny, NY’s Grand Lupine Festival!

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM, the Discovery Center in the Alpiny Bush Pine Preserve is hosting their Annual Grand Lupin Festival! In addition to celebrating the wildflower blue lupine and its importance to the Karner Blue Butterfly, this year’s theme, “Dune” It All – Recreation In The Pine Bush, celebrates the many recreational […]