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DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN’S SEASONAL BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT OPENS SEPT. 21

July 8, 2019

Phoenix (July, 3, 2019) – Mighty monarch butterflies return to Desert Botanical Garden. Experience a diverse kaleidoscope of butterflies from the Southwest, and discover the magnificence of the mighty monarch butterfly—from their amazing migration to the plants they need to survive. Take a closer look at the butterfly lifecycle, and learn how to support and protect beneficial insects and pollinators.

The Garden works to educate patrons about all the life stages of butterflies, as well as the Garden’s work to protect them. Each week, hundreds of new butterflies are released in the pavilion, and new pupae are added to the caterpillar nursery.

WHEN: Sept. 21 – Nov. 3 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.                

WHERE: Butterfly Pavilion, Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008

COST: Included in general admission and membership

INFO: For more information, call 480.941.1225 or visit www.dbg.org.

About Desert Botanical Garden
Discover the tranquil vibrancy of 50,000 desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes at Desert Botanical Garden. An Arizona icon celebrating 80 years in the Valley, the Garden has grown into a compelling attraction and desert conservation pioneer, offering worldly plants, vibrant trails, world-class exhibitions, festive events, fascinating classes and so much more.

 

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