2013 Butterfly Count

Posted on May 23, 2013

2013 Butterfly Count

You are invited to join us for some outdoor fun and to help with a national survey this summer.

Mellissa Blues

Melissa Blues – prenuptial males



  • July 3 and July 4, 2013
  • at Cal-Wood Education Center, Jamestown, CO.

This is the 30th Annual North American Butterfly Count to be held at Cal-Wood. This year’s celebration is special. We will be in the Lodge for evening programs and in the log cabins for overnight.

Flutterbye Guests will be served a delicious dinner on July 3, and a tasty breakfast on July 4.  Bring your own lunch July 3 for noon and goodies for noonish July 4, because we’ll be ‘in the field’ searching for these colorful creatures.

  • Cost will be $70.00 per person for the use of the facilities for 2 days.
  • $10.00 pre-registration per person will save you a spot. Refundable before June 3.
  • By June 3 the balance of the cost $60.00 per person must be paid.
  • Children are welcome when accompanied by adults.

Schedule of Events:

Wednesday July 3rd – 9:30 am – Meet in Cal-Wood parking lot

  • Full day of activities, dinner, then stay over night in cabins (Space is limited and must be reserved in advance)
  • Special Powerpoint Show (Evening Program) – Steve Jones, Cathy Cook, Larry Crowley
  • Individual Photograph Display – Invited Entries
  • Door Prizes
  • Owl Search – Night Walk – Pam Piombino
  • OR you come for just the 4th of July Count

Thursday July 4th –

7:45 am Carpool for people just coming up for the day -Meet in Boulder at North Boulder Safeway parking lot (WEST OF 28TH ST, SOUTH OF IRIS) $3.00 for NABA on July 4

Early Morning (for overnight guests) – Bird Walk – Lonny Frye

  • All-day butterfly count
  • BF Ringlet

    Common (ochre) Ri

REGISTRATION (print and send via mail – or email the following information to Janet Chu)

________________________Name or names of attendees  (carefully printed please)

________________________E-mail Address             ___________________Phone #

Registration $10 per person: Make the check to Jan Chu. Mail to Jan Chu 964 Ravenwood Road, Boulder  CO  80303