Nov 022022

On 2nd November, Wayne Kinrade, a Nillumbik Council Officer, the convenor of the Friends of the Eltham Copper Butterfly and a co-founder of Nillumbio, gave a talk about the natural and local history of the Eltham Copper Butterfly, including its life cycle, locations where it can be found and threats to the butterfly’s existence. He explained the importance of the butterfly as a flagship species. Efforts to protect the butterfly were be described, as well as the implications for supporting broader biodiversity enhancement.