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Wed, Jul 24, 2024 8:30 am

Behind the Scenes: Blooming Butterflies

Join us for a behind the scenes look at Olbrich's Blooming Butterflies Exhibit! Work side-by-side with staff to feed the butterflies in the Bolz Conservatory. Learn about the butterfly lifecycle, where the butterflies come from, and how they are cared for. We will also release some butterflies if they are ready to fly! Ages 5-11 with an adult.

Instructor: Sarah Ellis, Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Wed, Jul 24, 2024 10:00 am

Blooming Butterflies

Blooming Butterflies features up to 19 different species of free flying butterflies in the tropical Bolz Conservatory. Visitors make connections with these fluttering friends while learning about the butterfly life cycle. Two chrysalis cases provide opportunities to possibly witness a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis!

Wed, Jul 24, 2024 5:30 pm

Fantastic Ferns and How to Grow Them

Ferns are an ancient plant lineage with many contemporary garden uses. Take a walk through Olbrich Gardens with horticulturist Dan Schuknecht while discussing the biology and culture of this large and varied group that has been around since before the time of dinosaurs! We will also talk about how to use and care for ferns in the garden.

Instructor: Dan Schuknecht, Olbrich Botanical Gardens