Massachusetts Butterfly Club

A Chapter of the
North American Butterfly Association

Can You ID This Butterfly?

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2. Click the photo to see the
species web page.  
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The Massachusetts Butterfly Club sponsors state-wide butterfly activities to promote education, conservation, interpretation, and fun! We invite people of all ages and levels of expertise to attend our meetings, programs, field trips, and butterfly counts and to become members of our club.

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Girl Scout Troop #85103 of Norfolk Mass is partnering with the Massachusetts Butterfly Club to select a State Butterfly for Massachusetts. Please click on to see more information about this effort and the nominated butterflies. You can also access the page from the left menu under "Butterfly Information".

The 9th annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival   will be held Saturday, August 13th at the Massachusetts Audubon Society Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center in Worcester. We will add a link to the event when it becomes available.

The Spring meeting of the Massachusetts Butterfly Club was held at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester on Saturday, April 2. Click here to see a write-up and a few pictures taken during the meeting.
The Spring 2016 issue of Massachusetts Butterflies was handed out to all members who attended the meeting. It has been mailed to all other members.

                      * * * * Club T-Shirts * * * *
We have official club T-Shirts available for purchase. Please click on this link for more information.

Here is something that may help you beat the Winter blues.
The Caterpillar Lab will have an exhibit Life on the Leaf Edge at the Mass Audubon Museum of American Bird Art in Canton, Massachusetts, The exhibit will run from January 31st to April 24th. For more information, click on Life on the Leaf Edge.

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If you wish to receive periodic e-mail messages about butterflies in Massachusetts and to report your own butterfly sightings, consider joining the MassLep list server. Butterfly watchers from around the state send messages listing the butterflies they see, describing butterfly behavior, posing questions, and answering them. Joining the list server is a great way to find out what's flying and to get to know others who share your interests!

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