The Orange County Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association is dedicated to the preservation of butterflies and their host plants. Anyone and everyone interested in butterflies is invited to join.


This year our meetings will be held on Jan. 27, April 27, June 29, and Oct. 26, 2016 at the Duck Club within the San Joaquin Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Duck Club is located at 3512 Michelson Drive, Irvine, CA 92612

All Meetings are scheduled to take place at 7 pm 



Interim President: Lee Shoemaker,
Past President: Marilyn Pavelin
Business: Nominations for new officers for the upcoming year will be taken. 
Upcoming Talks: April 27, 2016; Jutta Burger, Ph.D, Update on her butterfly research
at the IRC
June 29, 2016; Leslie Gilson, Monarch Status at the Norma B. Gibbs
October 26, 2016; Larry Shaw, topic to be announced

A probable El Nino winter should be good for plant growth and hopefully result in a rebound in butterfly populations in the coming years - let’s hope!

San Joaquine Marsh Y Wildlife Sanctuary Campus Hills

PLEASE use map attached for driving instructions due to road construction - DO NOT USE GPS!

IRWD Disclaimer:
"Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities of organizations which use the District's meeting rooms that are made available as a public service"