Certification & Education
Certify your garden with NABA as contributing towards North American butterfly habitat! NABA habitat program certification
Here you can learn how to turn simple gardening into habitat restoration by using plants that are native to your specific area Nature Scape
Educational Butterfly Science
The Association for Tropical Lepidoptera is an educational membership organization, founded in 1989 to promote the study and conservation of Lepidoptera worldwide
The Atlas of Florida Planta is a comprehensive searchable database of plants in the state of Florida. This website also provides access to the USF Herbarium, which houses about 300,000 specimens from around the world (about 2/3 of these are databased and available online).
50 Best Butterfly Attracting Plants
for USDA Zones 10a, 10b, and 11
To promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Broward County.
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) is an ambitious effort to collect, store, and share species information and occurrence data. You can participate by taking and submitting photographs of butterflies, moths, and caterpillars.
A story about the migration of the eastern population of monarch butterflies in North America, and the people that help them out along the way. (12 minute Youtube)
The Florida Wildflower Foundation protects, connects and expands native wildflower habitats through education, research, planting and conservation.
Enter a common name of a plant and search the data base for information about specific plant species.
Information on how to fix some garden problems and provide a better Butterfly habitat
Information on endangered butterflies of South Florida
Another list of Florida native plants.
Tracking wild life migration and seasonal change to foster scientific understanding and environmental awareness.
Source for Identifying Monarch butterflies
A list of plants that bloom at night.
Monarch Health is a community science project in which volunteers sample wild monarch butterflies to help track the spread of a protozoan parasite across North America.
A list of Florida butterflies with photographs
The mission of the CAIP Information Office is to increase the public’s awareness of invasive plants and their understanding of the need for invasive plant management and research. The CAIP Plant Directory contains: Management Plans, Prohibited Status, Identification Cards & Videos, Line Drawings, and more.
The McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity represents the largest collections-based research and education center in the world focused on butterflies and moths.
Take a walk among hundreds of free flying butterflies, exotic birds and 2 glorious flamingos inside the soaring glass-domed tropical butterfly habitat.
The Strecker collection specimen data and comprehensive inventory data are both presented here.
Educational Butterfly Gardens
Throughout the years, the Deering Estate,
has been the location for sightings of numerous rare, endangered, or threatened butterflies.
Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden
A seasonal area, these gardens host a variety of flowering plants and shrubs to attract many different species of butterflies and hummingbirds.
Butterfly Gardens in the Clinton Family Conservatory
Our Wings of the Tropics exhibit allows guests the opportunity to view hundreds of spectacular butterflies year-round.
Butterfly program PDF