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Wed, Jul 31, 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 31, 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 31, 2024 5:00 pm

Evening Meadow Stroll

In the golden afternoon hours of summer smell the sweet scent of garden phlox, and observe how different grasses sway in the wind on this gorgeous stroll through Olbrich's meadows. Enjoy the gardens in their full summer glory. We will discuss each meadow's creation, maintenance, and contributions to Olbrich's vast ecosystem. Gardeners of all skill levels will enjoy this gorgeous garden stroll!

Instructor: Avery Pronschinske, Olbrich Botanical Gardens