DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN’S SPRING BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT RETURNS MARCH 2January 18, 2019
Phoenix, Ariz. – 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 March 2 through May 12, while learning about their role as pollinators, characteristics of their lifecycles and the Garden’s conservation efforts to protect them.
The Garden’s Butterfly Pavilion 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: March 2 – May 12 | 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
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.