Links & Research


North American Butterfly Association (NABA) – Morristown, New Jersey
NABA’s mission; links to NABA chapter web sites; butterfly counts and databases; the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas; and more. “Butterflies I’ve Seen” (BIS) is a way for you to keep your butterfly lists.

Atala Chapter of NABA — West Palm Beach County
Programs,activities,counts, gardening, and butterfly locations in Palm Beach County.

Broward Chapter of NABA — Broward County
Programs, activities, counts, and gardening in Broward County.

Imperiled Butterflies of South Florida Workgroup
Inter-organizational collaboration of government agencies, parks managers, and NABA chapters working to conserve imperiled butterfly species. Includes numerous useful butterfly links.


Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden — Coral Gables, Florida
Garden events, festivals, activities, local and international programs, educational offerings, and art exhibits.

Florida Native Plant Society — Miami-Dade County Chapter
Miami-Dade and Monroe County activities, field trips, projects, and information on native plants and growers

IRC Natives for your Neighborhood — Miami, Florida
Native plant lists by zip code. Extensive information on species of native plants from trees to the tiniest spurges.


Butterfly Rainforest at the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera — Gainesville, Florida
Butterfly “aviary,” exhibits, collections, expeditions, plant sales, visitor information, etc. A must-see place with the world’s largest butterfly specimen collection.


Butterflies of North America — Montana State University
Searchable database of verified butterfly and moth records in the United States and Mexico.
Clearinghouse of insect information, including identification assistance.