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Chris Tenney: Butterfly Big Year 2015

Follow fellow butterflier, Chris Tenney travel the country in search of a target of 600 species of butterflies on his ‘butterflybigyear’.  Inspired …

New Gardening Book

Roger Hammer’s eagerly anticipated book, Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida, has arrived at your local libraries and bookstores. “In this …

Schaus’ Swallowtail Surveys

Once again this year, the Miami Blue Chapter will participate in surveying North Key Largo for the rare Schaus’ Swallowtail.  We will …

The Zestos Skipper

* Contributed by David L. Lysinger Once upon a time, the Florida Keys were predominantly covered with tropical hardwood hammock–a plant association …

Atala Relocation Project

  Atala photos courtesy of Ron Nuehring. Here is where butterfly gardening and butterfly conservation show off their strong connection! Once thought extinct, now …

Endangered Butterflies Listed

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will publish concurrent final rules in the Federal Register announcing the listing of the Florida leafwing and Bartram’s …