Saving AR State Butterfly

OUR PURPOSE: Utilize conservation education and citizen science to minimize challenges to

Arkansas’ State Butterfly, Diana Fritillary (Argynnis diana).


  1. Create public awareness regarding creation and protection of habitat, the importance of providing ​essential native plant nectar (May-Oct) and the need for responsible pesticide and herbicide use.
  2. Encourage Arkansans and visitors to become Citizen Scientists, posting sighting photos of pollinators ​to which is critical for providing decision makers much needed data.

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