2023 Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network (CBMN)

Colorado Butterfly Monitoring Network is a community science project that is run by Butterfly Pavilion, that harnesses the power of volunteers to conserve Colorado butterflies.

This training session will prepare you to observe and record native butterflies, gathering essential data that has a positive impact on Colorado's invertebrates.

New butterfly monitor training:

The new butterfly monitor training is intended for volunteers looking to learn about butterfly identification and monitoring protocols for individual monitoring in a self-selected route.


Thursday, April 6


Butterfly Pavilion

6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster, 80020

Sunday, April 9


Gardens on Spring Creek

2145 Centre Ave., Ft. Collins, 80526

April 27

10am - 12 pm

Ridgway State Park Visitor Center

28555 US 550, Ridgway, 81432

Saturday, May 13


Raven's Nest Nature Preserve (Lamar)

Friday, May 26


Bud Werner Memorial Library

1289 Lincoln Ave., Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Train the Trainer training

This CBMN training is intended for leaders within an organization that has an already existing volunteer base interested in butterfly monitoring. This course equips the leader with resources to train volunteers from their organization in Pollard Walk protocol, routes creation, and how to navigate in PollardBase. (~2 hours)


Thursday, March 30

2pm-4pm (Virtual/Teams)

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 221 769 325 283
Passcode: wHR9Be

Daisy Launch 2023

Design your own pollinator garden, move like a butterfly, and get started on your Girl Scout adventure! Families will move through stations to learn more about bugs, their habitats, and about Girl Scouting. This event is for Pre-K, kindergarten, and first grade girls that are not yet Girl Scouts - but totally should be!


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