Always contact the trip leader if you plan to participate in a trip; occasionally weather,
or yesterday’s observations, will dictate a change in the rendezvous location or itinerary!!
The Carolina Butterfly Society sponsors a variety of activities during
“butterfly season”. Each type is described below. Each
activity is identified as to type on the left-most column of the listing.
Garden Walks (GW): A good way to get started. These leisurely walks to observe
& identify butterflies usually take place at a public garden, park, or
Field Trips (FT): A trip with some sort of focus such as locating or
photographing an uncommon or rare species or checking out a new interesting
Annual Foray (AF): A several day event to a region of the Carolinas that
is poorly known. It will allow a more in-depth coverage looking for special target species.
Scouting Trips (ST): Much like a field trip but very informal and is to a new or
unproven site. The purpose is to investigate the area for potential as a future trip site.
NABA Counts (NABA): A one-day enumeration of butterflies that can be found in
a designated 15-mile diameter circle. The results are compiled &
published by the North American Butterfly Association (NABA). There is a
$3/participant fee for these events payable to NABA to help defray the
Combined CBS and Chapter Calendars