Connecticut Butterfly Association
Election of Officers
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
123 Huntington St.,New Haven, CT
Homeland Diversity: Using Native Plants to Attract Birds, Butterflies, and Moths to Your Yard
illustrated program by Andy Brand, noted local horticulturalist,
naturalist and plantsman
has been involved in agriculture his entire life. After graduating from
UConn with a BS in Environmental Horticulture and an MS in Plant
Science, Andy spent two years operating a plant tissue culture lab at
the Plant Group in North Franklin. For the past 22 years he has been
employed at Broken Arrow Nursery in Hamden where he is currently the
nursery manager. Andy is a past President of the Connecticut
Nursery and Landscape Association and received the Distinguished Alumni
Award from the UConn College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Alumni Association. He has put his interest in native plants to use as
a volunteer for the New England Plant Conservation Program where he
helps monitor historical sites of endangered native plants.
Besides his love for plants, Andy is an avid naturalist. He is a cofounder and past President of the Connecticut Butterfly Association. In Hamden, he works hard to protect the town’s open space and natural resources as a member of the Hamden Land Conservation Trust and the Inland Wetlands Commission. Andy has spoken to many groups throughout the northeast on a range of topics including native plants, new and unusual ornamentals, butterfly gardening, and how to attract more wildlife to your yard.
Also at this meeting is the election of Officers for the next 2 year term in CBA.
Nominees are: Roy Zartarian for President, Skip Short for Secretary and Lenny Brown for Treasurer. The Vice President position is open to nominees from the floor.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Directions:Take I-91 to Exit 6 (Willow St.) Turn right onto Willow and follow to end. Turn
right onto Whitney Ave. Take the third left onto Huntington St. The Ag. Station will be 1-
1/2 blocks on the right. Park in lot & walk up hill to Jones Auditorium.
For more info about the event, call 203-488-7813 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
P.O. Box 9004
New Haven, CT 06532-0004