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Butterfly release at Moorings Park

Residents of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples gather for a butterfly release ceremony in the community garden on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff

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Residents of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples gather for a butterfly release ceremony in the community garden on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff

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  • From left, Ken Werner, of Gulf Coast Butterflies in Golden Gate Estates, Eloise Ingram and Ed Smith, both of Naples, do the honors during a butterfly release celebration at Moorings Park retirement community in Naples on Tuesday morning. The butterfly release, which included eight species of butterflies, drew around 50 residents to mark the completion of a butterfly garden near the community's shared garden area. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Marcia Kibbey, left, and Marilyn Johnson, both residents of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, admire a Dutchman's Pipe vine as they gather for a butterfly release ceremony in the community garden on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Judy Price, left, and George Talis, both residents of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, chat as they gather for a butterfly release ceremony in the community garden on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • From left, Gloria Talis, Tom Price, Judy Price and Marilyn Johnson, all residents of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, admire a Dutchman's Pipe vine blossom as gather for a butterfly release ceremony in the community garden on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Residents of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples gather for a butterfly release ceremony in the community garden on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Residents of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples tend to the community garden after gathering for a butterfly release ceremony on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Sally Germain, left, and Ethel Graham, both of Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, tend to the community garden after gathering for a butterfly release ceremony on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Butterflies flutter about in the garden at Moorings Park retirement community in Naples on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Butterflies flutter about in the garden at Moorings Park retirement community in Naples on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Maggie Smith, of Naples, snaps a photograph of captive butterflies several minutes before a butterfly release celebration at Moorings Park retirement community in Naples on Tuesday morning. The butterfly release, which included eight species of butterflies, drew around 50 residents to mark the completion of a butterfly garden near the community's shared garden area. Tristan Spinski/Staff

A butterfly release celebration was held Tuesday morning at Moorings Park retirement community in Naples. The butterfly release, which included eight species of butterflies, drew around 50 residents to mark the completion of a butterfly garden near the community's shared garden area.

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