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Pursuing Butterfly Holy Grails (Part 2)
The Quest for my Holiest Butterfly Grail – Jamaican Giant Swallowtail (Papilio homerus) Peter Hall, scientific and administrative advisor to eButterfly ‘Holy Grail’ butterflies are those rare, remote, hard-to-find, attractive species that linger in the imagination. For me, the holiest of grails for many years beginning in my childhood was the Jamaican Giant Swallowtail (Papilio […]
eButterfly’s Commitment to Fostering Inclusivity and Racial Justice
United by our passion for butterflies, eButterfly is a community where we share observations, photographs, and expertise. We also share a deep conviction that our collective experiences and observations will ultimately make the world a better place for butterflies, people, and the environment we inhabit together.
Recorded eButterfly Webinar Now Available
Are you looking to turn your love of butterfly watching into real science and conservation? Try eButterfly! Join eButterfly’s Rodrigo Solis for an hour-long recorded webinar and learn the basics and more about how to use eButterfly. Watch as he goes through the three easy steps to adding a butterfly checklist, how to use the new identification tool, explore data, and more. All from the comfort of your own screen and at your own pace. What are you waiting for? Let Rodrigo help get you started!