The Tennessee Valley NABA Chapter was formed in 2008. The chapter's territory is centered around southeastern
Tennessee, but also encompasses parts of north-western George and northeastern Alabama. Anyone who
joins the national organization within a zip code area
beginning with 343, 373 (except 37355 which is allocated to the Middle TN NABA chapter), 307, 357 or 359
will automatically become a member of the chapter.
The Tennessee Valley Chapter enjoys occasional field trips and participation in official NABA butterfly counts.
You will receive the national NABA publications, Butterfly Gardener and American Butterflies, and a local newsletter,
On The Wing, highlighting chapter events. Everyone is welcome to these events whether you are a member of not. Please check the
latest NewsLetters for information.
Chapter Officers for 2016–2017
The North American Butterfly Association
The North American Butterfly Association (NABA) was formed in 1992 by Dr. Jeffrey
Glassberg, a scientist, lawyer, former president of the Xerces Society and author of Butterflies Through
Binoculars, one of the most widely-used butterfly field guides available. NABA was started to popularize
the study of butterflies through observation and identification though the use of field marks rather than