North American Butterfly Association

Type: Organization
Name: North American Butterfly Association
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

2014 butterfly count reaches more than 150,000

By John Weber / For the EnterpriseLast month, wife Marlene and I completed our 125th summer butterfly count in north central Minnesota. Those counts, spanning 22 seasons starting in 1993 have achieved another milestone: our 150,000th living butterfly ... [Published Park Rapids Enterprise - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

How to attract different butterflies to your own home garden

One of the benefits of having a landscape full of flowers is the joy of seeing colorful butterflies flitting from flower to flower to feed on their sweet nectar. It is interesting how much of the summer may go by with only an occasional sighting of a ... [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Butterflies are vanishing

Butterfly populations are highly sensitive to environmental conditions, and insect populations normally fluctuate greatly from year to year, writes Adrian HigginsSeveral readers have written to me complaining that the garden seems to be devoid of its ... [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The days grow shorter, and still no butterflies

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | At the Smithsonian’s butterfly garden in previous summers, the sulphur butterfly, left, and the tiger swallowtail have enjoyed nectar and larval food plants.Several readers have written ... [Published Beaver County Times - Aug 15 2014]
Entities: Nettle, Species, Habitat
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

National Butterfly Center seeking local contributions to restore wetlands

MISSION — Nearly four years after Hurricane Alex’s prolonged floodwaters wiped out wetland wildlife habitats, the National Butterfly Center is looking to local governments to help expand and restore the refuge.“We were underwater for four months,” said ... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. adding two South Florida butterflies to the endangered list

Two rare butterflies that have taken center stage in the fight over developing a rare forest in Miami-Dade County are being added to the endangered species list, federal wildlife managers announced Monday.The listing of the Bartram’s hairsteak and Florida ... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

51 species of butterflies counted in refuge

Skies were cloudy and overcast over the Wichita Mountains as 15 butterfly enthusiasts showed up at this year's Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge annual butterfly count on June 16.This is the 22nd year of the count sponsored by the North American Butterfly ... [Published Lawton Constitution - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

GREEN NEWS: Butterfly walk in Chester; community garden for seniors

A community garden bed planted by staff and residents at Cedar Crest, a senior-living facility in Pompton Plains. (Photo:Photo courtesy of Tony Ciavolella)Butterfly walk at Bamboo Brook in ChesterThe New Jersey Conservation Foundation will sponsor a butterfly ... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Butterfly walk at Bamboo Brook Outdoor Center in Chester Township, Aug. 8

Enjoy nature’s brilliant colors during a butterfly walk at the Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center in Chester Township, 10-11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, sponsored by New Jersey Conservation Foundation.Experts from the North Jersey Butterfly Club, a ... [Published Independent Press - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Walmart and Chik-Fil-A Want to Build on Endangered Florida Forest Lands

The South Florida Rocklands are home to the only true tropical forest on the U.S. mainland. One of the world’s rarest forests, it’s home to at least 137 species of trees and shrubs. As a result of population growth and land clearing in Miami and the Florida ... [Published Care2 - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers Needed for Butterfly Count on Sandy Mush Game Land

Alexander, N.C., July 17 -- The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission issued the following news release:The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the North American Butterfly Association (NABA), is conducting the fifth annual NABA Butterfly ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Good Job University of Miami

The University of Miami for the win, if by win you mean destroying the planet: One of the world’s rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County’s last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, is getting a new resident: a Walmart. About 88 acres ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 14 2014]

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The gardener can help by raising plants that butterflies need. "Unlike many things, it's actually easy for someone to increase the world's population of butterflies" said Glassberg
...food for the benefit of providing hyper-locally produced food is proving to be a big hit," said Tony Ciavolella, a spokesman for Cedar Crest. "This will give staff and residents the chance to work side-by-side to create a garden that will benefit the entire community."

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2014 butterfly count reaches more than 150,000 [Published Park Rapids Enterprise - Aug 23 2014]
How to attract different butterflies to your ow... [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Aug 21 2014]
Butterflies are vanishing [Published Oman Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
The days grow shorter, and still no butterflies [Published Beaver County Times - Aug 15 2014]
National Butterfly Center seeking local contrib... [Published McAllen Monitor - Aug 15 2014]
U.S. adding two South Florida butterflies to th... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 12 2014]
Monarch Festival fluttering to Davisburg again [Published Daily Tribune - Aug 08 2014]
Where are the butterflies? [Published Washington Post - Aug 06 2014]
51 species of butterflies counted in refuge [Published Lawton Constitution - Aug 02 2014]
GREEN NEWS: Butterfly walk in Chester; communit... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jul 31 2014]
Butterfly walk at Bamboo Brook Outdoor Center i... [Published Independent Press - Jul 29 2014]
The Gardens at the Reddick Mansion certified by... [Published Morris Daily Herald - Jul 29 2014]
Hundreds turn out for annual Butterfly Day in t... [Published North Jersey.com - Jul 28 2014]
Local Junior Girl Scout Troop works to save mon... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Walmart and Chik-Fil-A Want to Build on Endange... [Published Care2 - Jul 21 2014]
Volunteers Needed for Butterfly Count on Sandy ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 21 2014]
In Defense of Urban Wild Space in Miami [Published The Atlantic Cities - Jul 21 2014]
Rare Florida forest set to be leveled for a Wal... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 16 2014]
Good Job University of Miami [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 14 2014]
Home & garden [Published The Intelligencer - Jul 02 2014]
Community calendar [Published Superior Telegram - Jun 06 2014]
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Rare Florida forest set to be leveled for a Wal... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 16 2014]
Pave paradise and put up a Walmart parking lot: One of the world’s rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County’s last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, is getting a new resident: a Walmart. About 88 acres of rockland, a globally imperiled ...
Good Job University of Miami [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Jul 14 2014]
The University of Miami for the win, if by win you mean destroying the planet: One of the world’s rarest forests, a section of Miami-Dade County’s last intact tracts of endangered pine rockland, is getting a new resident: a Walmart. About 88 acres ...
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