Queensland's Citizen Science Hub

Butterfly and Other Invertebrates Club

The BOIC was founded in 1994 to cater for people with an interest in invertebrates. We are based in Brisbane but have members Australia-wide. Field trips are conducted during the warmer months of the year and evening meetings may be held in winter when invertebrates are not very active.

Many members do not become involved in our activities and simply join to receive our high-quality colour magazine Metamorphosis Australia. This A5 size magazine is published in March, June, September and December. Back issues of this and our older Newsletter are available.We have quite a range of books, brochures and posters for sale. Our butterfly host plant book is very popular as is our laminated poster of the life cycles of ten swallowtail butterflies.

The BOIC works with other community organisations and councils to promote the restoration of habitats and encouragement of greater biodiversity.

Forthcoming Events
Dec
5
Thu
all-day 2nd Australian Native Bee Confer... @ St Leo’s College, University of Queensland,
2nd Australian Native Bee Confer... @ St Leo’s College, University of Queensland,
Dec 5 – Dec 7 all-day
Integrating beekeeping, crop pollination, hive products and research Beekeepers, farmers, industry leaders, educators and researchers are invited to share knowledge at the second Australian Native Bee Conference. We will discuss issues required to increase understanding[...]
Mar
25
Wed
all-day World Science Festival – Brisban...
World Science Festival – Brisban...
Mar 25 – Mar 29 all-day
The World Science Festival is again coming to Brisbane in March 2020. Street Science is very popular component of the World Science Festival and is visited by over 95,000 people. In 2019 the Royal Society[...]
Apr
3
Fri
all-day 15th National Australian Shell Show @ Gaythorne Bowls Club
15th National Australian Shell Show @ Gaythorne Bowls Club
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day
15th National Australian Shell Show @ Gaythorne Bowls Club
The 15th National Australian Shell Show will be held in Brisbane Australia on 3th-5th April 2020. Further information and Registration Packs are available at https://www.seqshells.com/nationalshellshow2020
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