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:
2016 Butterfly Professional's Conference:
November 3-6, 2016 - Houston, TX
Visit the official conference website for the most up-to-date information and conference registration.

Click to view 2016 Conference Speakers and Agenda
New Appointments:
Political Director: John Wahl; Legislative Director: Kathy Marshburn. See the Contact the IBBA page.

Info Share-Let's Talk!
New for members this coming year, Info Share-Let's Talk! Open discussions in real time about raising/breeding/farming topics and also updates from the board. At least once per month in off-season, we will hold open conference calls with all members invited to discuss topics as desired. Topics will be guided by members on the call. Watch the IBBA Mailing List for further details.

IBBA Continuing Education Program.
The IBBA will be providing breeder-specific courses for raising healthy butterflies. Upon completion of a continuing education course, you will be entitled to display the IBBA Continuing Education Seal.

The next course will be "Raising Red Spotted Purples, Viceroys, Weidmeyer's Admirals and Lorquin's Admirals". This course will be run by Todd Stout of Raising Butterflies, starting March 24, 2016 at 8PM EDT. Initial details are on the courses page, more details will be announced closer to the time.

See the IBBA Courses page for details.

Courses are FREE unless stated otherwise.

Click HERE to find out what else is new on our website!

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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!

11/15/16 Board minutes added for April - September
Finance reports for April - September added.

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

Click Below For:

Click for Butterflies: Where To Buy?
Where To Buy
Live Butterflies

for your special event

Click for: Butterfly Farm Store
The Butterfly Farm Store,
for butterfly merchandise
and services

Video and Photo downloads
for IBBA Members
Professionally-made butterfly wedding and tutorial videos and butterfly wedding photos, available for members to download and use - CLICK HERE!

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

e mail:

Political Director:
John Wahl

Pensacola, FL

Click HERE to email

Legislative Director:
Kathy Marshburn

Humble, TX
Clover, SC

Click HERE to email

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Joining IBBA or renewing membership? See the Dues Policy page for more info..
New members, please use the Membership Form.

Please contact IBBA Membership Services Coordinator for more information.

Which Butterfly Species may be released in which U.S. states?
to find out!

IBBA Postage Stamps
Do you live in the USA? If so (or even if not!) would you like to be able to use some attractive - and genuine - US postage stamps promoting the IBBA?
Click HERE to find out how.

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