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Spring Butterfly Exhibit

Spring Butterfly Exhibit

Thousands of butterflies take flight in the Valley’s only Southwest Butterfly exhibit. Learn how these fluttery creatures care for and protect the desert environment. Don’t miss the caterpillars, chrysalises and more!
Mighty Monarchs

Mighty Monarchs

After a brief pause last year due to COVID-19, the Garden’s Fall Butterfly Exhibit returns. Visitors can experience up-close interactions with a variety of butterfly species. The exhibit showcases the importance of Monarch butterflies in the Southwest’s ecosystem....
Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix

Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix

Planting for Monarchs in Phoenix The City of Phoenix Mayor, Kate Gallego, recently signed a new Proclamation declaring September Planting for Monarchs Month! Phoenix is a recent signatory of the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayor’s Monarch Pledge and has committed...
Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Activity | Butterflies In the Air

Butterflies come in all different shapes, sizes and colors. Can you guess the butterfly that travels long distances (migration) from north to south America and back? That’s right, it’s the Monarch butterfly. The monarch butterfly has bright orange wings covered with...
Generations at the Garden

Generations at the Garden

After an endless year of screens, Zoom and TikTok, the great outdoors might be the refresh button we’re all been waiting to hit to clear our minds and get us moving. The Phoenix area alone is a mecca for urban hiking and exploration. There is a multitude of trails...

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