Central Arizona Butterfly Association

Phoenix Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association.

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The mission of CAzBA is to promote the enjoyment of recreational butterflying by providing educational, research, and recreational opportunities to schools and the public throughout central Arizona.

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Meetings and Events

Meetings are held mostly in the winter, and outdoor fieldtrips during the rest of the year. Depending on the temperatures, we will go to higher elevation areas to stay comfortable. Check our events schedule for details

Butterflying Locations

Click here for information on where to look for butterflies in Central Arizona


Click here for a checklist of butterflies of Arizona
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Recent news

2/1/2018      Bug Fest– OdySea in the Desert Courtyard (No admission required!)

Enjoy crafts, cockroach races, and even edible insects as you learn about the world of insects. The Butterfly Wonderland & OdySea Aquarium Foundations present this festival in appreciation of all the many-legged creatures that inhabit our planet. Meet real live bugs up close, plan your butterfly garden and learn about bees and scorpions! It's FREE!! Recommended for all ages! @ Butterfly Wonderland, Sunday March 11, from 10 am- 4 pm. read more »

10/11/2017      Butterfly Wonderland Fall Plant Sale

Check out Butterfly Wonderland this weekend for their annual Fall Plant Sale October 15th-16th benefiting the Butterfly Foundation from 9am-4pm. Take home beautiful fall plants to boost butterfly, hummingbird and bee friendly gardens. Peruse craft vendors, educational booths and meet master gardeners. read more »

6/24/2017      LepSoc meeting 2017: July 30 - August 1 in Tucson

The 66th annual meeting of the Lepidopterists’ Society will be held from Sunday July 30 - Tuesday August 1, 2017 at the Tucson University Park Hotel (http://www.tucsonuniversityhotel.com) in Tucson, Arizona which is within walking distance to the University of Arizona Insect Collection (http://www.uainsectcollection.com). This event is hosted by the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The University of Arizona has recently been ranked the top entomology program in the United States with particular specialties in Biodiversity, Integrative Pest Management and Pollination. read more »

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