Frank Boyle has generously provided the slides from his May 2013 butterfly gardening presentation to the club; you can find the link on the right side of the page, in the list of links in red font.
Please join the Washington Area Butterfly Club on Saturday, May 11 for an informative talk on Butterfly Gardening, Intro to Butterfly Gardening. Presenters Frank Boyle and Kathleen Lathrop will share their trials and tribulations, plus tips and resources from over 20 years of Butterfly Gardening in both urban and rural settings. WHO: Washington Area Butterfly […]
In anticipation of spring . . . . Join us for a presentation on Native Bees as Denise Shreeve, founder of Our Native Bees in McLean, VA, discusses the many different species of bees that are native to our area. She’ll talk about how and where they nest, their favorite plants, and how easy it […]
WABC has a new membership form for 2013. If you are just joining the club, or if you are renewing your membership, please click on “Join WABC” on the right and then click “WABC Membership Form” to bring up our new form. Thanks!
Potluck and Business Meeting Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:00 a.m. Long Branch Nature Center 625 South Carlin Springs Road Arlington, Virginia Please bring a dish for six, and come prepared to discuss the future of the Washington Area Butterfly Club. All who paid dues for 2012 are welcome, as are others who wish to pay dues […]
Nature Matters: Beyond Bumblebees – Native Bees, Wasps and Hornets in Maryland Tuesday, January 15 from 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Meadowside Nature Center 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD 20855 301-258-4030 Join Montgomery Parks Naturalist Brady Hartley to learn about native bee pollinators, their nesting habits and behaviors, and see an orchard mason nesting system […]
September 30, noon – 5:00 p.m.: Herndon Nature Quest. Events include a monarch butterfly tent with tagging, insect walks in the meadow, and a butterfly migration game.
Congratulations! You’ve found the new online home of WABC, the Washington Area Butterfly Club. In the posts here you will find discussions of butterfly sightings, gardening, ecology and conservation. In the meantime, please browse the links at the right for a wide range of resources relating to butterflies in the Washington, DC, area.