The International Butterfly Breeders Association, Inc. is an organization for butterfly breeders and butterfly farmers who raise live butterflies for release and butterfly education. Members specialize in wedding releases and butterfly releases for special events. Founded in 1998, IBBA is the largest and oldest professional butterfly farming trade association. Membership brings valuable knowledge, training and business benefits.

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International Butterfly Breeders Association, Inc.
Founded in 1998, IBBA is the largest and oldest professional butterfly farming trade association.
Membership brings valuable knowledge, training and business benefits.

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Latest News:
Butterfly Professional's Conference, 2014
The 2014 Conference will take place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from 12-16 November. The conference timetable, registration form and hotel details have now been posted.

Conference page: HERE. Registration Form: HERE.

Video and Photo downloads for IBBA Members
Five new, professionally-made butterfly wedding and tutorial videos, plus a selection of butterfly wedding photos, are now available for members to download and use on their own websites and promotional material.
Member password required - CLICK HERE!
Click HERE to find out what else is new on our website!

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Subscribe to IBBA Open Butterfly Discussion Group

What's New?
Here are some links to recent additions to the IBBA web site.
A green dot on the right indicates that a Member Password is required to access this item.
Not a member yet? Click HERE to find out how to join!

10/20/14 Conference sponsor list updated.
10/06/14 Conference sponsor list updated.
Latest News section updated (early registration period extended).
09/15/14 Board Meeting Minutes added for June and July.
09/15/14 Finance reports for May, June and July have been posted in the Budget & Financial section.
09/11/14 Conference sponsor list updated
09/09/14 October 1st - Online Workshop: Rearing Healthy Monarchs with Dr. Sonia Altizer. How to keep parasites away, identify signs of infection and troubleshoot mortality. Details HERE.
09/09/14 Conference sponsor added: Butterfly Farming Supplies (Gold Sponsor)
09/08/14 Conference sponsors added: Raising Butterflies (Sponsoring Saturday Bus Trip) and Wings of Enchantment (Bronze Sponsor)
09/05/14 Conference presentation info added.
09/01/14 Membership maps page updated (see note on page)

The Conference Registration Form is now available.
Conference details are on the main Conference page.

08/16/14 Conference Latest News: registration info posted (registration form coming soon!)
08/12/14 Conference timetable addition: Boynton Botanical trip
08/02/14 Conference Hotel Info and booking form are now available.
07/30/14 The Butterfly Professional's Conference timetable has now been posted.
07/22/14 Board Meeting Minutes added for December 2013, January, March, April and May 2014.
06/04/14 New in the Ask A Mentor section , a paper on Sterilization and Disease Control by Nigel Venters, Glenn Baines, Melanie McCarthy and Terry Terbush.
06/03/14 Finance reports for March and April have been added to the Budget & Financial section.

[ Earlier "What's New" links have been moved HERE ]

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Contact the IBBA

Press and Media Contact:
Dale McClung

3025 70th Lane N.
St. Petersburg
FL, 33710

Telephone: 727-381-1932
Fax: 727-381-5046

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IBBA Postage Stamps
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Click HERE to find out how.

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