Butterfly experts inspire conservationists

Illawarra youngsters at Oak Flats Library got a chance to meet and greet butterflies and listen to the experts from Sydney-based Butterfly Skye’s – Butterfly Release and Insect Education. 

The Butterfly House activities celebrate Shellharbour City Council’s new Butterflies of the Illawarra brochure.

A child holds a butterfly at Oak Flats Library. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

A child holds a butterfly at Oak Flats Library. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Children get up close with bugs in the Butterfly House at Oak Flats Library. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Children get up close with bugs in the Butterfly House at Oak Flats Library. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Teleri Clark and Todd Blackburn from Butterfly Skye. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Teleri Clark and Todd Blackburn from Butterfly Skye. Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN

Picture: CHRISTOPHER CHAN