butterflies http://wkyufm.org en Volunteers Sought for Butterfly Count in Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/volunteers-sought-butterfly-count-kentucky <p>Kentuckians can enjoy a day in the country to count butterflies as part of a national census.</p><p></p><p>The count will be done in Oldham County on July 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.</p><p>University of Louisville biology professor emeritus Charles Covell and other specialists will lead activities in the fields and forest of UofL's Horner Wildlife Sanctuary.</p><p>Participants are urged to wear hats, hiking shoes, long pants and long-sleeved shirts and bring water, lunch and insect repellent. Covell will supply nets but volunteers can use cameras, binoculars and notebooks.</p><p>Last year's local count yielded 36 species and 765 individual butterflies.</p><p>Volunteers should meet at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Sugarbabe Antiques in Brownsboro, about one mile northwest of Exit 14 off Interstate 71. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:00:19 +0000 Associated Press 33850 at http://wkyufm.org Volunteers Sought for Butterfly Count in Kentucky