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
Sentinels on the Wing - comprehensive overview of Status and Conservation of Butterflies in Canada
West Virginia White - group tracking/researching this threatened species
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
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:
Naturalists Clubs ( Eastern Ontario ):
Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists ( Lanark )
Macnamara Field Naturalists' Club ( Arnprior area )
Pembroke Area Field Naturalists - page dedicated to Butterflies & Moths of Renfrew County
Willow Beach Field Naturalists ( Port Hope/Cobourg area )
Kawartha Field Naturalists ( Lindsay/Fenelon Falls )
Naturalists Clubs ( Southern Ontario ):
Durham Region Field Naturalists ( Oshawa )
North Durham Nature ( Uxbridge )
York-Simcoe Naturalists ( Newmarket area )
Halton North Peel Naturalist Club ( Brampton/Georgetown )
Upper Credit Field Naturalists ( Orangeville )
Saugeen Field Naturalists ( Grey-Bruce )
Brereton Field Naturalists ( Barrie )
South Peel Naturalists' Club ( Mississauga/Oakville )
Peninsula Field Naturalists ( Niagara )
Bert Miller Nature Club ( Port Colborne/Fort Erie )
Sydenham Field Naturalists ( Chatham-Kent )
Norfolk Field Naturalists ( Simcoe area )
Toronto Entomologists' Association - lots of useful information for Ontario in general
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.