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Copyright © Atala Chapter of NABA 2002
Atala HairstreakThe Atala Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) was founded in the summer of 1995. Since that time, we have held twelve NABA 4th of July Butterfly Counts, countless field trips throughout Florida and quarterly meetings featuring various nature-related topics.

Our mission is to educate the public about butterflies through butterfly gardening and conservation in Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

For more information about our local chapter, email Teri Jabour-Chapter President or Lana Edwards-Treasurer & Membership

Meetings are held at Pine Jog Environmental Education Center. Please check the meeting calendar for dates.

The address is 6301 Summit Blvd West Palm Beach, FL 33415. Directions to Pine Jog Environmental Center: http://www.pinejog.fau.edu/ContactUs/directions.aspx

See the count page for Butterflies We See in Palm Beach County ( butterfly count sites and typical/specific butterflies seen)

2016 4th of JULY NABA COUNTS

(See 4th of July Count for exact sites http://www.naba.org/chapters/nabaac/count.html)

  • Central Circle: 06/24/2017
  • North Circle: 06/25/2017
  • South Circle: 06/17/2017
  • Highlands Hammock Circle: 07/15/2016
  • Kissimmee Prairie State Park: Saturday, 07/08/2017
  • Okeechobee/Arnold Butterfly Garden: Sunday, 07/09/2017

The meetings are free and open to the public.

  • Jan 12,2017   Thursday 7:00 PM 9:00 PM: The Program: Taking Care of Your Butterfly Garden with Teri Jabour. Please note that the program, "Florida Friendly Landscaping and Native Canopy" with Laurie Albrecht of Palm Beach County Extension Service/U of Florida/IFAS will be rescheduled for a later date.

  • Feb 18, 2017   Saturday, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Field Trip Mounts Botanical Garden. 531 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415. Atala Hairstreak and other butterfly species are seen throughout the 14 acres of the Botanical Garden and their butterfly garden.

    Mounts Botanical Garden

    Tawny Emperor at Port Mayaca


    Zebra Swallowtail at Juno Dunes Natural Area

    Tawny Emperor up close

    Mounts Botanical Garden Family Fall Festival

    NABA members at Port Mayaca/Rafael Sanchez Trail

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