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Spread your wings: Adopt a Butterfly at HMNS on May 10
April 24, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

The beauty of butterflies is undeniable. Whether you’re gazing at the brilliant hues of a Blue Morpho, taking in the incredible delicacy of Rice Paper butterflies as they flit about, or staring at an Owl Butterfly as its wings stare right back at you, these incredible creatures captivate the viewer. And who looking upon them […]

Adopt A Butterfly – tomorrow!
May 8, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Standing in the serenity of our tropical atrium with butterflies floating all around you makes you stop, breathe, and brings a sense of relaxation that is indescribable. Truly, a feeling of peace settles upon you. Like a monk on a mountaintop, your mind goes to calming memories; mine are of my mother. She used to […]

Adopt A Butterfly – this Saturday
October 9, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: bensonkua It’s easy to love the feeling of walking into the Cockrell Butterfly Center. As you take your first step inside, you’re ensconsed in the warmth of the air and the comforting blanket of humidity…well, as a native Houstonian, perhaps I find that feeling more comforting than most.   As you skim over your surroundings, […]

These are a few of my favorite things
June 5, 2008 · 1 Comment

Well, it’s been a year since the grand reopening of the Cockrell Butterfly Center and what a year it’s been.  We had an awesome opening last May with a whole weekend full of fun and excitment.   Soon after the opening we had “Adopt A Butterfly” and a swarm of Ecoteens.  (Ecoteens are wonderful young volunteers that can always be found somewhere […]



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