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Welcome! Our chapter is dedicated to the conservation of butterflies. The Broward County Butterfly Chapter, also known as BCBC, invites you to our free chapter meeting held 6:30 – 8:30 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. (Except June, July & December).

Find us at the UF-IFAS Broward County Extension Education Conference Room, 3245 College Avenue, Davie FL. 33314.

Contact us at bcbcmail@gmail.com.

6:30 pm butterfly plant raffle preview  | Q & A time                              7:00 pm public education speaker                                                                    8:00 pm butterfly plant handed out        | Q & A time

University of Florida Extension Offices

Click this link to view Extension Office Map

Directions:

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.

Speakers 2018

DATELOCATIONSPEAKERTOPIC
Tuesday, 1/9/18UF-IFAS Extension OfficeKelli Whitney, Park Naturalist at Long Key Nature Center"Swallowtails of South Florida"
Tuesday, 2/13/18UF-IFAS Extension OfficeJanine Griffiths, Landscaper, Gardener"Native Landscaping for Butterflies and Other Pollinators"
Tuesday, 3/13/18UF-IFAS Extension OfficeBonnie O'Leary"Photo Night" Showcasing members and friends butterflies, caterpillars and chrysalis
Tuesday, 4/10/18UF-IFAS Extension OfficeDr. Bill Kern, Associate Professor, Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, University of Florida/IFAS"Native Bees of Florida"
Tuesday, 5/15/18UF-IFAS Extension OfficeMembers Garden presentationFeaturing a member's perspective on their native and nectar plantings at home and the butterflies their garden attracts
Tuesday, 2/14/17UF-IFAS Extension officeJaeson Clayborn, PhD candidate, Koptur Lab, Dept. of Biology FIU"Sea Level Rise vs. Host Plant Habitat Enhancement for the Federally Endangered Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly"
Tuesday, 3/14/17UF-IFAS Extension officeBonnie O'Leary- Email up to 3 photos of your favorite Florida butterfly, caterpillar or chrysalis to bcbcmail@gmail.com"Photo Night". Please ID photos and include your name.
Tuesday, 4/11/17UF-IFAS Extension officePat Rossi and Joan Starr"Wildflowers & Butterflies" by Pat Rossi and "Kids Ecology Garden" by Joan Starr
Tuesday, 5/9/17UF-IFAS Extension officeWayne Barnes and Cynthia ChambersMembers' Garden presentation
Tuesday, 8/8/17UF-IFAS Extension officePatricia Howell, NaturalistTBA
Tuesday, 9/12/17 Hurricane Irma-cancelUF-IFAS Extension officeJanine GriffithsSpecial Plant Auction- "Native Landscaping for Butterflies and Other Pollinators"
Tuesday, 10/10/17UF-IFAS Extension officeRoger Hammer, Naturalist and Author"Keeping Hummingbirds, Butterflies and Moths Happy - A Program for Gardeners"
Tuesday, 11/14/17UF-IFAS Extension officeNancy 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.

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