monarch-butterflies

monarch butterflies

Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions in the Cockrell Butterfly Center
August 14, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

The Cockrell Butterfly Center (CBC) strives to bring the natural world to within the public’s reach. Visitors enjoy tropical plants and exotic animals exhibited throughout the indoor rainforest, insect zoo, and practical entomology hall, and as they wander through the CBC, they’re sure to ask tons of questions! To keep you informed, we’ve compiled a list […]

Monarchs want YOU to plant milkweed: Butterfly-friendly plants for sale at HMNS
April 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

The butterflies need your help! With urbanization, and a host of other factors, monarch butterflies are at risk of not finding places to lay their eggs. So why not help while improving the butterfly traffic through your garden with a butterfly-seducing plant from our biannual plant sale? Milkweed plants in the genus Asclepias are extremely […]

Tagging Monarchs at HMNS
October 27, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today Soni (CBC horticulturist) came down to my office and said “You should see all the monarchs in the outdoor butterfly garden. They must be part of the fall migration. Why don’t we tag them?”’ Surely by now most people are aware of the amazing migration undertaken each year by the fall generation of monarch […]

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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