The NASC was saddened to learn of the passing of North Carolina’s ‘Flytrap Man’, Stanley Rehder. He was a tireless advocate for carnivorous plant conservation and education. Our thoughts are with his family.
For a thorough reflection on Stanley’s life, we highly recommend this article by Ben Steelman published Monday in Star News Online:
Well into his 80s, Stanley Rehder cruised around Wilmington in a Jeep with the personalized license plate “FLYTRAP.” For many in the Cape Fear area, Rehder was “The Flytrap Man,” a jovial spokesman and advocate for the region’s carnivorous plants.