DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN’S SPRING BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT OPENS FEB.24January 31, 2018
Phoenix, AZ – Hundreds of Southwestern butterflies are fluttering back to Desert Botanical Garden with the opening of the seasonal butterfly pavilion. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of vibrant butterflies up close Feb. 24-May 13, while learning about their role as pollinators, characteristics of their lifecycles and the Garden’s conservation efforts to protect them.
The Garden opened its new Butterfly Pavilion in March 2017 with an emphasis on educating patrons on 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: Feb. 24 – May 13 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
COST: Included in general admission and membership
• Adults – $24.95
• Children – $12.95 (3-17)
• Garden members and children 3 years and younger are admitted free.
INFO: For more information, call 480.941.1225 or visit www.dbg.org.
About Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden features 50,000 plants from across the world. The Garden allows visitors to experience the beauty of the desert like never before. For 78 years, the Garden’s commitment to the community is to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition and conservation of desert plants of the world with emphasis on the Southwestern United States.