Welcome! Our chapter is dedicated to the conservation of butterflies. The Broward County Butterfly Chapter, also known as BCBC, meets the second Tuesday of every month 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the UF-IFAS Broward County Extension Education Conference Room, 3245 College Avenue, Davie FL 33314. Office hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, 954-357-5270. We invite the public to attend our meetings with scheduled speakers or visit us when we participate in events. Contact us at email@example.com.
Take I-95, Florida Turnpike, or I-75, to I-595. Exit at Davie Road and go South for about half a mile. Turn right at Nova Drive and head west to College Avenue, about half a mile. Make a left turn at the traffic light onto College Avenue and head south ¼ mile to 3245 College Avenue, the yellow building on the right. Park and come in.
If you are coming from University Drive, take Nova Drive going East toward College Avenue (about 1 mile). Make a right turn on College Avenue and follow directions above to the Broward Extension building.
|Tuesday, 1/9/18||UF-IFAS Extension Office||Kelli Whitney, Park Naturalist at Long Key Nature Center||"Swallowtails of South Florida"|
|Tuesday, 2/13/18||UF-IFAS Extension Office||Janine Griffiths, Landscaper, Gardener||"Native Landscaping for Butterflies and Other Pollinators"|
|Tuesday, 3/13/18||UF-IFAS Extension Office||Bonnie O'Leary||"Photo Night" Showcasing members and friends butterflies, caterpillars and chrysalis|
|Tuesday, 4/10/18||UF-IFAS Extension Office||Dr. Bill Kern, Associate Professor, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, University of Florida/IFAS||"Native Bees of Florida"|
|Saturday, May 5, 2018||Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Hobe Sound, FL||Sandy Fernandez organizer||Field Trip- $6.00/car Meet at 7:30 am. See calendar for additional information|
|Tuesday, 5/15/18||UF-IFAS Extension Office||Members Garden presentation||Featuring a member's perspective on their native and nectar plantings at home and the butterflies their garden attracts|
|Tuesday, 2/14/17||UF-IFAS Extension office||Jaeson Clayborn, PhD candidate, Koptur Lab, Dept. of Biology FIU||"Sea Level Rise vs. Host Plant Habitat Enhancement for the Federally Endangered Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly"|
|Sunday, 3/5/17, 9:00 am RSVP required by 3/1/17||Tivoli Sand Pine Preserve SW 10th Street at 6th Avenue Deerfield Beach FL||Marc Minno||Field Trip to find Most Wanted Butterflies with Marc Minno|
|Tuesday, 3/14/17||UF-IFAS Extension office||Bonnie O'Leary- Email up to 3 photos of your favorite Florida butterfly, caterpillar or chrysalis to firstname.lastname@example.org||"Photo Night". Please ID photos and include your name.|
|Tuesday, 4/11/17||UF-IFAS Extension office||Pat Rossi and Joan Starr||"Wildflowers & Butterflies" by Pat Rossi and "Kids Ecology Garden" by Joan Starr|
|Tuesday, 5/9/17||UF-IFAS Extension office||Wayne Barnes and Cynthia Chambers||Members' Garden presentation|
|Sunday, 5/21/17||TBA||Wayne Barnes and Cynthia Chambers||Field Trip|
|Saturday, 6/10/17||Okeechobe, FL||Field Trip to Sue Arnold's Butterfly Haven and Wildlife Refuge|
|Tuesday, 8/8/17||UF-IFAS Extension office||Patricia Howell, Naturalist||TBA|
|Tuesday, 9/12/17 CANCELLED due to Hurricane Irma||UF-IFAS Extension office||Janine Griffiths||Special Plant Auction- "Native Landscaping for Butterflies and Other Pollinators"|
|Tuesday, 10/10/17||UF-IFAS Extension office||Roger Hammer, Naturalist and Author||"Keeping Hummingbirds, Butterflies and Moths Happy - A Program for Gardeners"|
|Tuesday, 11/14/17||UF-IFAS Extension office||Nancy Johns, Pat Rossi, and Barbara DeWitt||"Butterflies abound in Texas". Nancy, Pat and Barbara share their butterflies and experiences on a trip to Mission Texas.|