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 bcbcmail@gmail.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.

Click this link to view Extension Office Map




Speakers 2017-2018

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"
Saturday, May 5, 2018Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Hobe Sound, FL Sandy Fernandez organizerField Trip- $6.00/car Meet at 7:30 am. See calendar for additional information
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"
Sunday, 3/5/17, 9:00 am RSVP required by 3/1/17Tivoli Sand Pine Preserve SW 10th Street at 6th Avenue Deerfield Beach FLMarc MinnoField Trip to find Most Wanted Butterflies with Marc Minno
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
Sunday, 5/21/17TBAWayne Barnes and Cynthia ChambersField Trip
Saturday, 6/10/17Okeechobe, FLField Trip to Sue Arnold's Butterfly Haven and Wildlife Refuge
Tuesday, 8/8/17UF-IFAS Extension officePatricia Howell, NaturalistTBA
Tuesday, 9/12/17 CANCELLED due to Hurricane IrmaUF-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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Special Announcement
NABA is launching the Butterfly Habitat Network (BHN); a new, continent-wide conservation initiative.  Please see the link below for more information.


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