by Kendra Norrell, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden During the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit, we thoroughly checked visitors to make sure that butterflies didn’t “hitch-hike” a ride out on clothing or bags. Do you know why butterflies aren’t allowed to leave the exhibit? Many of the butterflies fluttering around the North Wing of the Conservatory […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden One of our regular visitors, member Michelle Burdiss, is also a talented photographer. She generously allowed us to share some of her favorite photos earlier this year, in a blog post about her family growing up at the Garden. As Butterflies LIVE! comes to a […]
Butterflies LIVE! closes in less than 2 weeks. Don’t miss your chance to see hundreds of butterflies fluttering through the North Wing of the Conservatory. If you’ve seen and loved Butterflies LIVE! come back one last time to say good-bye.
by Annie Raup, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A question that the Butterflies LIVE! staff gets asked a lot is, “Where do the butterflies come from?” That’s a great question, since most of the butterflies in the exhibit are tropical. Here’s the answer…. But you better visit us soon […]
by Kendra Norrell, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden During the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit, there have been many guests that point out the butterflies on the floor. While this can be worrisome at first to those who see it and are concerned about butterflies getting stepped on, it is important to note that the butterflies […]
by Jane Cramer, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Visiting Butterflies LIVE! is a delightful experience whether you visit on a sunny or cloudy day. Each kind of day has its advantages: SUNNY […]
by Kendra Norrell, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Butterfly of the Month for September is the Paper Kite Butterfly (Idea leuconoe). If you have seen Paper Kites at Butterflies LIVE! in the Conservatory, there are a few things that you might have noticed: we have a lot of Paper Kites in the exhibit, they really […]
by Sally Stockslager, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit my favorite butterfly changes like the weather changes. This week the Philaethria dido or Scarce Bamboo Page butterfly has caught my heart. Green is an uncommon color in the butterfly word so it stands out among its peers. This butterfly […]
By Sally Stockslager, Assistant Butterfly Curator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Ever wonder what the butterflies in our Butterflies LIVE! exhibit think of people gawking at them? Some days they decide to gawk back–and even choose a guest of the day. It was a difficult decision, but they decided to crown this young lady Miss […]
by Jane Cramer, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Did you enjoy National Moth Week? At Butterflies LIVE! we love moths. You may have read about our Luna moth caterpillars in the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit or seen them, but did you know there is a story behind them? The Garden’s naturalist friend, Linda McBride, […]