2015 Butterfly Festival
Saturday, August 8 | 10AM-4PM
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Butterfly Festival tickets online!
Fun for the whole Family!
Our annual Butterfly Festival, held on the grounds of our 930-acre Watershed Reserve, has been a popular family event attracting around 3,000 visitors every summer. This year will be especially spectacular as we unveil the NEW Watershed Center and Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. We will have tethered Balloon rides available on site for a spectacular view of the Watershed Reserve. You can purchase tickets at the festival and even enter a raffle to win your own hot air balloon ride for 4. Also featured will be live stage entertainment by the Dadz, local artisans, delicious food, an insect zoo, hay rides, nature walks, and our famous Butterfly and Bug Parade. (Don’t forget your costume!)
Donate and Become a Member!
Mondays, July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10, &17, 10:00AM-11:00AM each week, Adults & Families $5 per person
Drop in for a Naturalist-led tour of the new Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. Learn about the nectar and host plants we have selected to grow, the butterflies that inhabit the house and how you can encourage butterflies to visit your home garden. If time allows, we will venture into the field with nets to try our hand at catching butterflies. Registration is not required.
Volunteer at the ‘Shed
Discover the many ways you can help at the Reserve. We have volunteer opportunities available in many different capacities. Are you good at event planning? Clearing trails? Conducting scientific research? Or are you looking for a corporate work day for you and your coworkers? Click here to learn more and complete a volunteer application..
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