On Saturday, June 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 3450 Duckpond Trace, Berkeley Lake, GA 30096, Jill Gorman is hosting a butterfly garden open house. Jill's home is approximately 25 miles NE of downtown Atlanta, near Duluth. Her garden is inspiring, and she plans to share some of the native plants she has grown. Jill has successfully raised a number of butterflies from visitors to her garden. She will share her tips for butterflying garden success. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday, June 17, Dr. Jim Porter and Dr. Karen Porter will lead a walk in the woods at the Athens-Clarke County Tallassee Forest Conservation Area. We will meet in the parking lot of the Burney-Harris Lyons Middle School at 1600 Tallassee Road in Athens. Please bring a brown-bag lunch, bug repellant, sun screen, and water. Please RSVP to email@example.com. The detailed schedule for June 17 is:
On Saturday, September 23, 2017, NABA will be an exhibitor at Monarchs Across Georgia's "Pollinator Symposium", which will be from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Check-in at 8:30 a.m.) at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Visitors Center), 2625 GA Highway 212, Conyers, GA 30094. Speakers and their topics will include:
On February 12, 2017, we heard from Dr. James Porter, Meigs Professor of Ecology, University of Georgia. Dr. Porter spoke about three lookalike species of Pearly Eye butterflies within Athens-Clarke County’s newest conservation area.
On March 11, 2017 Scott Anderson spoke about the National Butterfly Center. During this meeting we also provided our official chapter 2016 financial records and elected our executive board.
On Saturday, April 8, 2017, Rose Payne led a Butterfly Walk at Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge.
On Sunday, May 21st, Henning Von Schmeling led a Butterfly Walk at the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area.
October 1, 2016 - Butterfly Walk, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, September 10, 2016 - Butterfly Walk, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield
August 13, 2016 Georgia Butterfly Count, Monastery of the Holy Spirit.
July 30, 2016 Smith-Gilbert Gardens 1st Annual Butterfly House & Pollinator Exhibit.
June 18, 2016 - Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail Discovery Day.
May 15, 2016 - Butterfly Walk at the Cochran Shoals Columns Drive parking lot to the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area.
May 7, 2016 - Milkweed Planting at Panola Mountain State Park.
April 29, 2016 - Spring Butterfly Count, Sweetwater Creek State Park.
April 23, 2016 - Earth Day Family Fun Fest, Butterflies & Blooms in the Briar Patch.
April 15, 2016 - Butterfly Count Workshop, Sweetwater Creek State Creek Park.
April 2, 2016 - Spring Butterfly Count, Monastery of the Holy Spirit
March 28, 2016 - Butterfly Education Outreach program, Whitlow Elementary School, Cumming, Georgia.
March 4, 2016, Butterfly Discussion, Athens, Dr. James W. Porter, The Flap of a Butterfly's Wing: The Extraordinary and Essential Butterflies and Moths of Athens-Clarke County.
February 21, 2016, Annual chapter meeting, Panola Mountain State Park. Presentation on Granite Outcrops by Lisa Kruse, plant biologist, walk led by Phil Delestrez.
February 13, 2016, Winter sowing for butterflies workshop, Blue Heron Nature Preserve.
November 7, 2015 - Fall Seed/Plant Swap.
October 11, 2015 - Prairie meadow installation at Butterflies & Blooms in the Briar Patch.
September 27, 2015 - Monarch Migration Tagging Demonstration at Butterflies & Blooms in the Briar Patch.
September 26, 2015 - Georgia State Parks Project, click here to read about the project.
September 19, 2015 - Bird "N Butterfly-a-thon 2015 at Leone Hall Price Park, Kennesaw, Georgia.
August 29, 2015 - Butterfly Walk/Field Trip at Beech Hollow Wildflower Farm.
July 11, 2015 - Butterfly Workshop/Walk at Blue Heron Nature Preserve.
June 6, 2015 - Butterfly Walk/Field Trip at Monastery of the Holy Spirit.
May 12, 2015 - Phil Delestrez presented Georgia Butterflies to the Georgia Native Plant Society.
April 4, 2015 - "Not Your Mama's Garden" tour with a visit to Butterflies & Blooms in the Briar Patch, Eatonton.