The Washington Area Butterfly Club (WABC) is committed to promoting the appreciation, understanding, study and conservation of butterflies and their habitats throughout the central Atlantic states and central Appalachia. WABC members:* contribute to scientific knowledge about the ecological requirements and life histories of local butterflies through field trips and field studies.* work with community groups, businesses, and government entities to preserve or restore habitat critical to the sustainability of local butterfly populations.* serve as resources for formal and informal education and regional record maintenance about butterflies, their life histories, their distribution and abundance or scarcity, and their ecology.
* plan and develop butterfly-friendly gardens and landscape designs for personal and public enjoyment.
* mentor and support future generations of Lepidoptera enthusiasts, and welcome the opportunity to share their knowledge of the area’s butterfly fauna with anyone interested in the lives of these remarkable creatures.
To visit WABC at its new web home, visit the Washington Area Butterfly Club on WordPress.
The Club’s also maintains a listserv for sightings, events, meetings and general information: