NABA Count: Orange County

Join us for the 3rd conduction of the Orange County NABA Count! If you are not familiar with what is a NABA count, please visit the NABA website for more information. All butterfly identification skill levels are welcome to participate. We welcome any amount of time you can provide to cover designated areas within Orange […]

Fall Moth Night

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Join us for an evening of moth-ing in our backyard habitat! We will be firing up our 400 watt metal halide and 40 watt UV light to bring all of the moths to the yard! This moth night is a practical supplement to the presentation at Wild Birds Unlimited in Chapel Hill on moths. If […]

Free

Annual Brown Elfin Walk

Occoneechee Mountain State Park 625 Virginia Cates Road, Hillsborough, NC

We believe butterfly walks can be conducted as long as we uphold the recommended 6+ feet from one another and keep the group size to 10 or less. About the only time there could be crowding is when we are all trying to get a look at these very small butterflies at the same time. […]

Free

4th Annual Open House & Plant Swap

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Please visit our webpage for event details including FAQs and RSVP tickets.  

Orange County NABA Count

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Event Details & Description Join us for the 4th conduction of the Orange County NABA Count! If you are not familiar with what is a NABA count, please visit the NABA website for more information. All butterfly identification skill levels are welcome to participate. We welcome any amount of time you can provide to cover […]

Free

Raise a Caterpillar Workshop

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Join local butterfly expert and enthusiast LM Carlson in learning how to raise an Eastern Black Swallowtail caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly. During the workshop you will learn about the life cycle of the butterfly, unique characteristics of Swallowtail butterflies, and how to care for both the caterpillar and chrysalis.

5th Annual Open House & Plant Swap

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Join us for our 5th Annual Open House & Plant Swap. Learn how to create a butterfly habitat in your backyard and interact with butterflies.Tickets are donation-based with a suggested donation of $5 per ticket. Please visit the event webpage to get tickets. This event is one day only, rain or shine. Parking is extremely […]

3rd Annual Moth Night at Backyard Butterflies

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Please join us for our 3rd Annual Moth Night at Backyard Butterflies in Hillsborough, NC. Our annual moth night is in celebration of National Moth Week. All ages are welcome but we recommend children be at least 8+ years old. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. No pets please. Please note you will […]

Free

5th Annual Orange County NABA Count

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Citizen Scientists Wanted Join us for the 6th conduction of the Orange County NABA Count! If you are not familiar with what is a NABA count, please visit the NABA website for more information. All butterfly identification skill levels are welcome to participate. We welcome any amount of time you can provide to cover designated areas […]

6th Annual Orange County NABA Count

Backyard Butterflies 1507 US HWY 70A East, Hillsborough, NC

Citizen Scientists Wanted Join us for the 6th conduction of the Orange County NABA Count! If you are not familiar with what is a NABA count, please visit the NABA website for more information. All butterfly identification skill levels are welcome to participate. We welcome any amount of time you can provide to cover designated areas […]

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