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Data collected by volunteers is important to help us learn more about butterflies in New Hampshire
Butterfly count volunteer with net in field. Photo by Brett Thelen.

Welcome to NH Butterfly Monitoring Network

The NH Butterfly Monitoring Network is a collaborative effort to engage volunteers in counting and identifying butterflies across New Hampshire. Data collected by volunteers can contribute to our understanding of long-term trends in butterfly populations and inform conservation actions for both common and declining species.

Gray Hairstreak. Photo by George DeWolf.
Learn More

Get to know more about New Hampshire's butterflies and how to identify them.

RESOURCES

Great Spangled Fritillaries. Photo by Amy Highstrom.
Find a Count

Join a local count circle to help collect valuable data on New Hampshire's butterflies.

Find a Count

Red Spotted Purple. Photo by George DeWolf.
About

Learn more about the NH Butterfly Monitoring Network.

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Events

  • Jun
    11
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m., NH Audubon is partnering with New H a.m.pshire Fish and G a.m.e and the NH Butterfly Monitoring Network to collect long-term data on butterflies in the Concord region
  • Jun
    18
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m., NH Audubon is partnering with New H a.m.pshire Fish and G a.m.e and the NH Butterfly Monitoring Network to collect long-term data on butterflies in the Concord region
  • Jun
    19
    10 a.m. - noon, Join Mark Ellingwood and a te a.m. of Harris Center naturalists as we search meadows and woodlands for crescents, blues, sulfurs, and other butterflies – and
  • Jul
    17
    9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Rain Date: July 24, 2024
  • Jul
    18
    10 a.m. - 6 p.m., The Errol Butterfly Count looks to bring people to the Errol area to explore, count, and have fun with the butterflies of the Clear Stre a.m. and Swift Di a.m.ond
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Blog

A six-part online training series hosted by the NH Butterfly Monitoring Network will provide information on butterflies in New Hampshire, butterfly bi... Learn More
July was a busy month for butterfly enthusiasts in New Hampshire, with over 130 participants gathering for day-long butterfly monitoring surveys organ... Learn More