Central Arizona Butterfly Association

Phoenix Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association.

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The mission of CAzBA is to promote the enjoyment of recreational butterflying by providing educational, research, and recreational opportunities to schools and the public throughout central Arizona.

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Meetings and Events

Meetings are held mostly in the winter, and outdoor fieldtrips during the rest of the year. Depending on the temperatures, we will go to higher elevation areas to stay comfortable. Check our events schedule for details

Butterflying Locations

Click here for information on where to look for butterflies in Central Arizona


Click here for a checklist of butterflies of Arizona
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Recent news

1/27/2021      Butterfly Ridge Brewmeisters - how to make homemade butterfly bait

Chris Kline, founder of Butterfly Ridge, Ohio, has been using homemade baits to attract butterflies for years. The process is fairly simple; make a banana/brown sugar/dark beer smoothie, add a little yeast and then let it sit there for a month or so. read more »

12/9/2020      Adriane's butterfly calendar 2021 sale benefits CAzBA!

Adriane Grimaldi, a CAzBA member, is selling her personally designed 2021 Butterfly Calendars for $20 each. Features Arizona butterflies! 10% of the sales from CAzBA members will be donated back to CAzBA. They make great Christmas gifts for a butterfly enthusiast. Add extra $5.00 if you'd like it mailed. Email ah5150@yahoo.com if you would like to order one. Paypal account is ah5150@yahoo.com or payment can be when delivered. read more »

5/18/2020      In memory of Tom Lazzelle...

One of our members Tom Lazzelle passed away recently. Tom had a dry sense of humor and was very interested in butterflies and natural history in general. He will be missed! read more »

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