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Do You Know Plants?
May 30, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

This is a question I recently posed to my followers on twitter. Plant nerds do you know your stuff? One ticket to the butterfly center goes to 1st to give Latin name for this plant! http://t.co/3hJOWAb May 19, 2011 1:14 pm via Twitter for iPhoneReplyRetweetFavorite @hortzac Zac Stayton And here’s the photo: Can you name […]

Flickr Photo of the Month: Summertime! [May 2011]
May 17, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Flowers – HMNS Demonstration Butterfly Garden by Michael A Sanderson. View Large. Posted here with permission. There are some amazing photographers that wander the halls of HMNS – as well as the areas surrounding the Museum in Hermann Park. When we’re lucky, they share what they capture in our HMNS Flickr pool. Each month, we […]

What in the World is THAT!!??
May 2, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

We often receive pictures that look completely and totally alien and WEIRD to most people, but like good little Entomologists, we know exactly what they are! The picture sent in to us most recently from a gentleman in Deer Park is a two-for-one special! Have you ever seen a very large green caterpillar with strange-looking white ovals […]

Spring Plant Sale!! This Saturday, 4/9
April 5, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

The Cockrell Butterfly Center is having its Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 9, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 7th level of the parking garage at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Make sure to get there early as plants do sell out! This post is by Soni, one of our Butterfly […]



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