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Chalcedon Checkerspot

The Washington Butterfly Association is dedicated to
the enjoyment, conservation and understanding of butterflies
and their ecology through education and scientific understanding.

PO Box 31317
Seattle, WA 98103

WBA meets at 7:00 pm the first Wednesday of every month
except June through August
at the Center for Urban Horticulture in Seattle.
Please join us.

Dress is casual.


Winter Party

Saturday, January 24 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Jim and Marissa's House
3912 Southwest Rose Street
Seattle, WA 98136

We'll have a potluck with a smoked turkey provided by WBA. Please bring a dish and your favorite beverage.

Bring a white elephant gift of $5-10 value--something fun or butterfly-related. Here is your chance to re-gift!

From I-5 in Seattle, take the West Seattle Bridge exit.
Once on the bridge stay left, cross the bridge and go up the hill to the first stoplight 35th Ave SW and Fauntleroy Way SW.
Take a left onto 35th and go south for about 2.5 miles to SW Thistle St.
Go right at the light on SW Thistle and go up the hill several blocks to 39th Ave SW.
Take a right on 39th and the first left onto SW Rose Street.
Jim and MJ's is the third house on the right, under the giant maple tree
Plenty of parking up and (especially) down the street

WBA Noticeline

This is a special service to WBA members.
Notices are sent out to members reminding them of upcoming meetings,
special announcements and copies of interesting butterfly research articles.
We make every effort to not overuse this communication and all addresses are blind.

If you are interested in receiving this service, just send your name and e-mail address to:
and indicate: Add Noticeline


Flight Of The Butterflies In 3D
Boeing IMAX Theater at the Pacific Science Center, Seattle

Find out how scientists discovered the Mexican winter site of the monarchs. This award-winning production team filmed hundreds of millions of monarchs in their remote overwintering sanctuaries in Mexico and also along their migratory routes from Canada and across the U.S. The film immerses you in the astounding migration experience as two generations of the butterflies migrate north and then a Super Generation finds its way from Canada to a few isolated mountaintops in Mexico. Rated: G. Runtime: 40 min.

For more information, visit the Pacific Science Center web page.

Information about monarch butterflies in the Western United States can be found at the Xerces Society web page.



Join by becoming a member of the North American Butterfly Association.
Click here to go to the NABA membership page.