Links

Butterfly Related Websites:

Butterflies of Quebec - my website that focuses on La Belle Provence

Butterflies of the Maritimes - my website that focuses on the Maritime Provinces

Butterflies of Canada - online version of this important reference work

Les papillons diurnes du Canada - french version of Butterflies of Canada

Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online - a useful tool for checking what species have been reported in a particular area. NOTE: if you participate in eButterfly, your records will eventually find their way into the Atlas, contributing to the knowledge base that everyone can access.

Butterflies of Toronto - a PDF version of a handy guidebook authored by members of the TEA.

Leps Blog - Blog on Butterfly related topics


Conservation:

Sentinels on the Wing - comprehensive overview of Status and Conservation of Butterflies in Canada

West Virginia White - group tracking/researching this threatened species


Butterfly Gardening:

OFNC page on Gardening for Butterflies

Nature Conservancy - Native Gardening 101

Butterflies in the Classroom

Monarch Teacher Network - workshops and resources on using Monarch butterflies in the classroom

Lucy's Butterfly Farm - Butterfly kits

Gaia Nature - Butterflies for the Classroom


Local Hiking Recommendations:

Larry Neily's Birding Ottawa - A great resource for finding spots to visit in the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Many of the area's "hotspots" are described, often with trailmaps and directions to trailheads

Friends of Gatineau Park

Prince Edward County

Eastern Ontario Sites (The Arch)

Carolinian Canada - Sites to visit in Southern Ontario

also see the links for Field Naturalists' clubs below - their sites typically feature info on hiking trails


Other Nature Related Websites:

Andy's Northern Ontario Wildflowers


Naturalists Clubs ( Eastern Ontario ):

Ottawa Field Naturalists Club

Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists ( Lanark )

Macnamara Field Naturalists' Club ( Arnprior area )

Pembroke Area Field Naturalists - page dedicated to Butterflies & Moths of Renfrew County

Vankleek Hill and District Nature Society

Kingston Field Naturalists

Quinte Field Naturalists

Prince Edward County Field Naturalists

Willow Beach Field Naturalists ( Port Hope/Cobourg area )

Peterborough Field Naturalists

Kawartha Field Naturalists ( Lindsay/Fenelon Falls )

Haliburton Field Naturalists

Bancroft Field Naturalist Club


Naturalists Clubs ( Southern Ontario ):

Toronto Field Naturalists

Rouge Valley Naturalists

Pickering Naturalists

Durham Region Field Naturalists ( Oshawa )

North Durham Nature ( Uxbridge )

York-Simcoe Naturalists ( Newmarket area )

South Lake Simcoe Naturalist's Club

Halton North Peel Naturalist Club ( Brampton/Georgetown )

Upper Credit Field Naturalists ( Orangeville )

Owen Sound Field Naturalists

Saugeen Field Naturalists ( Grey-Bruce )

Midland/Penetanguishene Field Naturalists Club

Huntsville Nature Club

Parry Sound Nature Club

Muskoka Field Naturalists

Brereton Field Naturalists ( Barrie )

Huron Fringe Field Naturalists

South Peel Naturalists' Club ( Mississauga/Oakville )

Hamilton Naturalists' Club

Niagara Falls Nature Club

Peninsula Field Naturalists ( Niagara )

Bert Miller Nature Club ( Port Colborne/Fort Erie )

Woodstock Field Naturalists

Guelph Field Naturalists

Kitchener-Waterloo Field Naturalists

Ingersol District Nature Club

Nature London

Stratford Field Naturalists

Lambton Wildlife

Sydenham Field Naturalists ( Chatham-Kent )

Essex County Field Naturalists' Club

West Elgin Nature Club

St. Thomas Field Naturalist Club

Otter Valley Naturalists

Norfolk Field Naturalists ( Simcoe area )


Entomological Societies:

Toronto Entomologists' Association - lots of useful information for Ontario in general

Entomological Society of Ontario

Société d'entomologie du Québec

Association des entomologistes amateurs du Quebec

The Entomological Society of Canada

The Lepidopterists' Society

North American Butterfly Association

Further Afield...

Maritimes Butterfly Atlas - you have to dig a bit to get to the species pages, but there's some useful information about many species that we have in common.

Butterflies of Nova Scotia - a similarly organized website covering many of the same species as this one.

Wisconsin Butterflies - a nicely constructed website covering many of the species we also have here in Ontario, but not all species featured on this website will be found here.

Massachusetts Butterfly Club - a website featuring a useful tool for comparing photos of different species side-by-side. Not all species featured on this website will be found in Ontario.

Maryland Butterflies - another great regional butterfly website. Not all species featured on this website will be found in Ontario.