A list of past meetings and speakers

Jan 10, 2017UF-IFAS Extension officeKelli Whitney, Park Naturalist"Butterflies in their Habitats at Long Key Nature Center"
Nov 15, 2016UF-IFAS Extension officeRose Béchard-Butman"How to Create a NatureScape, a Habitat to Attract Wildlife, including Butterflies:
October 11, 2016UF-IFAS Extension officePaddy Cunningham"Landscaping for Butterflies and Birds"
Sept 18, 2016Jesse DurkoJesse DurkoField Trip and Tour and Talk. 5151 Viele Rd Davie FL 33314
Sept 13, 2016 6:30 pmUF-IFAS Extension officeArt ConstantinoArt's Propagation and Growing for Butterflies
Aug 16, 2016 6:30 pmUF-IFAS Extension officeCraig van der HeidenIRC
Sunday May 15, 2016, 9:00 amCindy Jenkins and Miriam AvelloTour to Members' Gardens
May 10, 2016 6:30 pmTree Tops Park - Oak Ridge HallCindy Jenkins and Miriam AvelloMembers' Gardens
Apr 24, 2016 9:00 amNavy Wells Pineland PreserveSandy Koi Field Trip35751 SW 199 Avenue Homestead FL 33034
Apr 12, 2016 6:30 pmTree Tops Park - Oak Ridge HallWayne Barnes, PhotographerThe beauty of butterflies through my camera lens
Mar 8, 2016 6:30 pmTree Tops Park - Oak Ridge HallBonnie O'LearyMembers and Friends Photo Night
Feb 9, 2016 6:30 pmTree Tops Park -Oak Ridge HallRoger Hammer, NaturalistAttracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida
Jan 12, 2016 6:30 pmTree Tops Park - Oak Ridge HallKelli WhitneyTrends in Long Key butterfly counts
Nov 10, 2015 6:30 pmTree Tops Park - Oak Ridge HallSandy KoiImperiled butterflies and habitat loss
Oct 24, 2015 6:30 pmSt. Mark Wildlife RefugeField TripTagging Monarchs
Oct 13, 2015 6:30 pmTree Tops - Oak Ridge HallVideoThe incredible journey of the butterflies by NOVA. Also Monarch madness
Sept 20, 2015 9:00 amGarden TourKaren MalkoffMember garden tour and hydroponic demonstration
Sept 15, 2015 6:30 pmTree Tops Park - Oak Ridge HallKaren MalkoffHydroponic gardening and member garden
Aug 11, 2015 6:30 pmTree Tops Park - Oak Ridge HallCarl TerwilligerAttracting butterflies with host plants and unusual nectar sources


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"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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