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Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Monarch butterflies travel to their overwintering sites in Mexico where thousands cluster together, hanging from trees and creating a kaleidoscope of color.

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Activity | Butterfly Spotting

Activity | Butterfly Spotting

Kids can engage in the natural world around them with this activity to search for butterflies interacting with plants. Head outside, and see what you can find.

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Activity | Build an Insect Hotel

Activity | Build an Insect Hotel

Insect hotels provide a welcoming habitat to friendly critters in your garden. Use this guide to build your own and welcome them. Key Features of an Insect Hotel: Holes for bugs, like solitary bees, to nest Natural materials, such as moss or straw Wood, such as twigs...

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Bringing You Butterflies

Bringing You Butterflies

The Spring Butterfly Exhibit may be closed, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy these fluttery friends. Check out this beauties, and identify their species in order below. Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes Monarch - Danaus plexippus White Peacock - Anartia...

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Activity | Build an Insect

Activity | Build an Insect

The Sonoran Desert has thousands of bug species. What have you noticed about them? Do they have fluttering wings? Do they have six legs, or maybe more? What color are they? What do they eat?  In this at-home Garden activity, kids of all ages can build their very own...

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