Welcome to the Carolina Butterfly Society website!
Butterflying season is here! Ready to go butterflying? Check out our local chapters for events taking place regionally around North and South Carolina, or view our main calendar page to see all scheduled events. Be sure to check back regularly for updates!

Upcoming Events

CBS Symposium July 29, 2017
This year the CBS Symposium will be held on July 29 in Columbia, SC. There will also be Friday afternoon and Sunday morning butterfly walks in the Columbia area. The forms to participate in this year’s symposium are now available to download:

Symposium Registration Form 2017
Panera Lunch Form
Carolina Butterfly Society Symposium Directions

August 12-13 Haywood County CBS Field Trip
The two day excursion will start with butterflying in the Harmon Den/Max Patch north of I-40. In addition to butterflies there are beautiful views and cooler air to enjoy.

On Sunday the butterflying will continue at the Cataloochee Valley part of the GSMNP. Here target species including American Copper and Diana Fritillary. Plenty of ironweed with skippers, and wildlife sightings are possible.

Please click here for additional information and how to contact Gail Lankford to sign-up for the trip.

NABA Butterfly Counts
It’s that time of year for NABA Butterfly Counts around the state. Check out the NABA Butterfly Count calendar to find a count to participate in.