Links

Butterfly Related Websites 

Butterflies of Ontario -  my website that focuses on Ontario

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

eButterfly - an interactive website where citizens can contribute their butterfly observations!

Butterflies of Canada - online version of this important reference work
 
Les papillons diurnes du Canada - french version of Butterflies of Canada
 
West Virginia White - group tracking/researching this threatened species

Leps Blog - Blog on Butterfly related topics

Conservation

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

Sparroworks Wildlife Co. - lots of great birding and wildlife related info

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
 

Other Butterfly/Moth Photography Websites

moths.ca - amazing moth images by Jim des Rivières
 

 

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
 

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

Butterfly Related Mailing Lists

Butterfly_obs - A yahoo group where members report their sightings for Eastern Ontario and West Quebec
 
Ontario Butterflies - A google group where members report their sightings for Southern Ontario







Naturalists Clubs ( Quebec )



Naturalists Clubs ( Eastern Ontario )

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

  

Entomological Societies  

Toronto Entomological Association - lots of useful information for Ontario in general
 
 
 
  

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.