Massachusetts Butterfly Club

A Chapter of the
North American Butterfly Association

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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.

The Fall meeting of the Massachusetts Butterfly Club was held at Broad Meadow Brook in Worcester on Saturday, October 22nd.
The Fall 2016 issue of Massachusetts Butterflies was handed out to all members who attended the meeting. It has been mailed to all other members.

             ****** Massachusetts State Butterfy ******
The winner is ..... Black Swallowtail.
    Black Swallowtail .................... 531 votes
    Mourning Cloak ..................... 470 votes
    Great Spangled Fritillary ......... 152 votes
For the latest news and status, please check out the Massachusetts State Butterfly Facebook page

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

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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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