Latest News

New Study Reveals e-Butterfly Provides Unique and Important Data

Vintage Garcia Conolon 2654-A 10ft Surf RodOpportunistic data collection programs like e-Butterfly allow volunteers to report species observations from anywhere, and can quickly assemble large volumes of both historic and current data. But how valuable is the data? A Vintage Garcia Conolon 7590 Conventional 6'-10 Rod made in USA- 30lb IGFA Class by researchers at the University of Ottawa used eButterfly data and a comparable dataset of professionally collected observations across Canada to measure the amount of new distributional and regional species richness information that opportunistic citizen science generates. We’re pleased to learn, because of great volunteers like you, e-Butterfly provides incredible data for science and conservation!

(more…)

Take Part in the 2018 International Monarch Monitoring Blitz!

From July 28 to August 5, butterfly watchers across North America are invited to take part in the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz to help provide a valuable snapshot of Monarch population status across their late summer range. Participation is simple: find a milkweed patch and look for Monarchs, counting the number of stems you examined as well as the number of eggs, caterpillars, pupae, and adults. Then, share your observations with Mission Monarch.

Vintage Garcia Conolon Live Fiber 2454 Dry Fly 8' Rod made in USA

Getting the Blues: A View from Vermont

Vintage gold Bremsenset MAFAC 2000 engraved 1st.Gen Bremse Bremshebel France RAR

Making 2018 a Big eButterfly Year

Vintage Garcia Fishing Rod Mitch Forrester B312 6-1 2’ Medium Action 28533VINTAGE GREEN PENN 710 SPINFISHER SPINNING FISHING REEL WITH BOX & PAPERWORKVINTAGE GARCIA MITCHELL 300 SPINNING REEL Considering All Offers

We hear from many users who tell us how eButterfly has helped them learn more about butterflies and has made their butterflying more fun and have more purpose. We also hear from many great butterfly watchers who say that they want to submit to eButterfly more often or that they “keep meaning to get started” but have yet to “take the plunge.” Together, let’s make 2018 a big eButterfly year!  (more…)


Vintage 6500-C3 High Baitcasting Reel (minty) Speed Ambassadeur nvdnes4051-Casting Reels