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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.

  • Nov 17, 2016   Thursday 7:00 PM 9:00 PM: The Program: Rare Butterflies of North Florida: Ecology and Management with Dean and Sally Jue. Dean Jue is a research faculty with Florida State University, and Sally Jue is the Conservation Lands Biologist with the Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI).

  • Oct 8, 2016   Saturday, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Field Trip Yamato Scrub Natural Area. 701 Clint Moore Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33487. The entrance is located on the north side of Clint Moore Road, 0.4 mile east of Congress Avenue. The scrub area is 217 acres of 5 diverse ecosystems.

    Yamato Scrub

    Tawny Emperor at Port Mayaca

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    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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