Leps Inventory at Skunkamaug Meadow, Tolland

Joan Hill jhill003 at charter.net
Thu Jul 28 17:49:00 EDT 2011

We're working on an inventory at this new Joshua's Trust property in 
Tolland. It consist of 20+ acres of meadow in old gravel workings, plus 
wetland and riparian areas. The 5 main fields each have distinctive 
plants and habitat.

Today seen:

7/28/11 Am. Copper, Common Ringlet, Orange Sulphur ,Viceroy, Red 
Admiral, Appalachian Brown, Spicebush Swallowtail, Black Swallowtail, 
Wild Indigo Duskywing, Pearl Crescent (100's!!)
  Skippers: Pecks, Black Dash, N Broken Dash, Clouded Skipper, Silver 
Spotted Skipper

     Anyone who would like to visit this preserve, it can be accessed 
from the end of Lemek Lane. Just walk  in past the chained entrance to 
right of No Dumping sign. Follow the dirt road until you come to the 
fields. If you keep to the open areas you will be on Trust property. 
Please send on any lists of butterfly sightings.

Joan Hill

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