2013 Butterfly Count

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Nature News, News and Events

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

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