The Michigan Butterfly Network seeks to assess the changing population status of our state’s butterfly species, evaluate the quality of Michigan ecosystems, and engage the Michigan public in significant citizen science research.

Log Your Hours! 
Volunteer hours are important! In an effort to keep tally of how many volunteer hours are donated to the Michigan Butterfly Network, please log into Volgistics.
You can log into our volunteer management system here. You will be able to change your profile and post service hours. 
Enter Your Data! 

Enter the Butterfly Network database here. You can use this site to enter the data you collected on your run.  


General Inquiry

Michigan Butterfly Network Director
Ashley Anne Wick
Biological Research Director, Kalamazoo Nature Center
(269) 381-1574 x12

Jennifer Tagett
Butterfly Network Coordinator, Kalamazoo Nature Center

Ronda Spink
Butterfly Network Coordinator, Kalamazoo Nature Center

Coming up next ...

Pollinators Conference: Perils & Possibilities

Saturday, October 10, 8:30 am - 5 pm
Fee: KNC/Kalamazoo Area Wild Ones Members $15, Non-Members $20

Learn more & register here...

KNC and the Kalamazoo Area Wild Ones will unite pollinator and garden specialists to talk to our community about the serious problems our pollinators face and the many actions you can take to help them. The conference will highlight keynote speaker Heather Holm, author of the comprehensive book, “Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe, and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants,” available for purchase in the KNC Expedition Shop.

 Exciting things happening for 2016

We are thrilled to announce continued trainings with our partners in 2016. We will be in touch with dates for trainings in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and more!

One new venture we are tackling this year is an Eastern Upper Peninsula training (for both new butterfly monitors and returning monitors). 

Please *save the date* for June 11 & 12 Michigan Butterfly Network trainings on Drummond Island - More details to come!
Kalamazoo Nature Center

Thanks To Our Partners