Michigan Butterfly Network

This program is run out of the Kalamazoo Nature Center. Its main goals are to engage the public in significant scientific research for butterflies which can lend insight into the status of Michigan's ecosystems, while simultaneously engaging both science and society.

Monitoring Activity Tracker


Coordinator: Wick, Ashley Anne
Program Date(s): 2011
Institution Type: Nature Center
Species Focus: All butterfly species
Contact E-mail:


Protocol Type: Restricted search, Pollard
Data Type(s): Abundance
Data Availability: Contact program director for details
Survey Focus: Adults
Incidental Data Collected: Weather
Visit Frequency: Biweekly
Effort Tracking: Time performing the survey is recorded.
Protocol Notes: Based on the IL protocols.