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Butterflies in the Garden

July 9, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

FREE EVENT! Join us Saturday, July 9th for a day full of butterflies and plants! Learn about butterfly plants from David McKinney, the curator of the grounds. He will talk about plants butterflies are most attracted to and how to grow those plants in your own backyard! Donald Lewis, ISU Extension Entomologist, will talk about the butterfly’s life cycle. In addition, we will be showing an educational documentary throughout the day about the life of a butterfly. You will also have the opportunity to see butterflies in their natural habit on a guided tour of our very own Butterfly Garden.

Schedule of Events:

10: 30 am Butterfly Talk (Donald Lewis)

11:15 am Plant Talk (David McKinney)

12:00 pm Free Time (Bring a picnic and enjoy lunch in the gardens)

1:30 pm Documentary

2:30 pm Q&A (Donald Lewis/David McKinney/Greg Anderson)

3:00 pm Butterfly Tour (Donald Lewis/David McKinney/Greg Anderson)


July 9, 2022
10:30 am - 3:00 pm