Category Archives: Washington Area Butterfly Club

WABC Meeting, May 11, Arlington VA

WABC EVENT – MEMBER MEETING AND PUBLIC PRESENTATION 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 … Continue reading

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WABC Members Event Aug. 18, Washington VA

CANCELLED:  Rob reports that this WABC event is canceled for lack of attendance.   Washington Area Butterfly Club (WABC) members and their guests are invited to Bruce Jones’s beautiful property in Rappahannock Co., VA on Saturday, August 18. Members may … Continue reading

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The Count that Almost Wasn’t

Tom Stock, our intrepid organizer of the DC Annual Butterfly Count, agonized mightily over whether to hold this weekend’s official count at the National Arboretum — after all, an hour before the scheduled kick-off Saturday, the entire area was under … Continue reading

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NSF Grant To Broaden Access to Butterfly Research

From a news announcement at the University of Maryland.  Leslie was a WABC speaker earlier this year: >>The next time you spot a butterfly in your garden, take note.  Post-doctoral researcher Leslie Ries, Biology and Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), may … Continue reading

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WABC Battles the Weather; Does Spruce Knob, Canaan Valley

It seemed like the perfect WABC overnight trip:  Escape the heat and humidity of DC for a weekend in the West Virginia mountains looking for northern and montane species at Spruce Knob (highest summit in WV) and Canaan Valley NWR.  … Continue reading

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WABC Overnight to Spruce Knob WV

WABC is organizing an exploration of the Spruce Knob, WV area as a weekend trip June 30-July 1. Our home base will be the town of Franklin, WV, a little more than 3 hours from the DC metro area. The … Continue reading

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Info on Sky Meadows VA Count on June 16

A note from count organizer Scott Baron about the Sky Meadows VA count on June 16: Hi, everyone.  A reminder that the Sky Meadows/Thompson butterfly count, which covers parts of Fauquier, Clarke, Warren and Loudoun counties, Va., is scheduled for … Continue reading

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