Massachusetts Butterfly Club

2012 Fall Meeting

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    Potluck Dinner, Book signings and Speakers

The Massachusetts Butterfly Club held its fall meeting on Saturday, October 20 at the Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary in Worcester.

Officers and staff for the club elected for the coming two years:
  Howard Hoople, President
  Tom Gagnon, Vice-President for Western Massachusetts
  Wendy Miller, Vice-President for Eastern Massachusetts
  Elise Barry, Treasurer
  Barbara Volkle, Secretary
  Bill Benner, Journal Editor
  Mark Fairbrother, Records Compiler
  Frank Model, Photo Coordinator
  Karl Barry, Webmaster
Contact information for each of these club officers and staff members is available on the club’s website Contact Us.

Over 60 members and friends of the club attended the potluck dinner and meeting. Long time member Tom Murray presented a brief tour of his new book “Insects of New England and New York”. Jeff Glassberg, President of the North American Butterfly Association, introduced his new book “A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America” and presented a slide show "See the USA, the butterfly way!" featuring some of his favorite places to look for butterflies in the USA. With two new books, club tee-shirts, and new club baseball caps all much in evidence it was a very festive evening!

Many thanks to all who volunteered and attended.

Below are some photographs taken at the meeting.

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