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Massachusetts Butterfly Club

A Chapter of the
North American Butterfly Association




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                        * * * * 30 Years!!!! * * * *
The Massachusetts Butterfly Club is celebrating our 30th year! To see a brief history of the club and how it began, click here.


                       * * * Field Trip RESCHEDULED * * *
The Barre Falls Dam/Ware River Watershed field trip has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 3rd at 10:00 AM.
                       * * * Butterfly Institute * * *
The Massachusetts Butterfly Club will be holding a 3-week Butterfly Institute through Tower Hill starting July 29, taught by club members. You can check it out here. Evening sessions are virtual, field trips will be live at Tower Hill. Registration is limited to 15.

      *****  Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival  *****
The 14th annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival   will be held Saturday, August 14th, at Broad Meadow Brook with lots of fun for all ages! Please note that registration is required.
Click here to see more information on the event.


                        **** Please Donate ****

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.

If you care about our butterflies and the club's efforts to support them, please consider making a donation to our club.
Click on this link to see how you can donate.
Another way you can help is to use Amazon Smile for your Amazon purchases and name our club as the charity. See below for information on how to do that.


The Spring Meeting of the Massachusetts Butterfly Club was held on Saturday, April 10, 2021, via Zoom.
Click here to see a synopsis of the night's events and a link to the featured presentation.


                       * * * Butterfly field trips * * *
The lists of 2021 field trips and July counts have been posted to the 2021 Schedule web page. Please check that page for the updated lists and the COVID-19 guidelines for field trips and counts.

                  *****  Butterflying Code of Ethics  *****
The Massachusetts Butterfly Club has adopted a Butterflying Code of Ethics. You can find the document under Club Information on the left menu.


                      * * * * Club Merchandise * * * *
We still have a few official Massachusetts Butterfly Club HATS available for purchase. They are on sale for $20 each.


             ****** Massachusetts State Butterfy ******
For the latest news and status, please check out the Massachusetts State Butterfly Facebook page



Sign up to get e-mail from Massachusetts butterfly enthusiasts!

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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If you have problems with subscribing or unsubscribing to the MassLep list server, send an email to the list server monitor.


    *****  Report your sightings to our Records Compiler   *****

If you do not report your sightings on MassLep or Facebook and would like to report your sightings to our records compiler directly, you can download the spreadsheet below and email to Mark Fairbrother at mark@massbutterflies.org.

            Sightings Report spreadsheet

Note: Please DO NOT use this form if you report your sightings on MassLep or Facebook.


Please support the Massachusetts Butterfly Club when shopping on Amazon. Click on the banner below to set up your charity on Amazon Smile.   Then when you shop on Amazon, use the link smile.amazon.com.   Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to:
                            Massachusetts Butterfly Club.


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