The Board Meeting Minutes for February 2004 are now available in the Members Section.
Last month Rick Mikula, Jon Timko and Stephen Roche attended the Invertebrate Symposium on Biodiversity Conservation in NYC. Their reports on the event are now in the Political Action and Articles Archive area in the Members Section. (Worth reading if only to see the photo of Rick with Bob Pyle!)
Doddie Drake has provided a nice selection of photos from the IBBA Convention and Grapevine Butterfly Festival.
Two Butterfly Family Tips from Nigel Venters: Off Plant Egg Laying, and Hanging Swallowtail Butterfly Pupae.
New in the IBBA Members Co-op Store: The Really Big Butterfly Coloring Book is a large format 24" x 18" butterfly coloring book with informative text and bonus educational and activity pages. A Butterfly Boutique production by Paul Chesterfield, Nigel Venters and Linda Rogers.
A new Ask a Mentor article by Melanie McCarthy describes how she collects butterfly eggs.
The Membership Dues page has been updated to show the 2004 dues structure. Dues for 2004 fall due on 1 January 2004.
The results of the 2004 IBBA Board Election have been announced. Details can be found under "2004 Board Election" in the Members Section menu.
Another entry in the Ask a Mentor section ... Rick Mikula's Kinderflies! As a special Christmas Present to IBBA members, Rick has provided this great Activity Kit to amuse and educate younger children ... and adults!
Edith Smith has provided an interesting Ask a Mentor article, with pictures, describing how to adapt tote containers for rearing larvae.