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Butterfly Pavilion's Pollinator Place is now closed. The space will reopen on Friday, May 3rd as our new Origins: Building Life exhibit!

Tarantula Ecology

Butterfly Pavilion is studying how tarantulas interact with their environment to understand the conservation needs of our native tarantulas.

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Firefly Lifecycle Project

Butterfly Pavilion aims to understand the husbandry and rearing of fireflies in preparation for restoration of wild populations of fireflies suffering from habitat loss in Colorado.

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Dragonfly Rearing and Reintroduction

Butterfly Pavilion aims to understand the ecology of wild populations of dragonflies, especially threatened, endangered, or declining species. Our goal is to determine husbandry requirements for successful breeding and rearing in support of dragonfly conservation

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Community Science

If you love the outdoors, care about the environment, and want to be part of a fun and engaging scientific community activity, join one of Butterfly Pavilion Community Science projects. Grab a friend or your family and assist our scientists in a nature adventure that will positively impact Colorado communities and help us save nature’s tiny giants!

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A BioBlitz is a short, intense biological survey that aims to record as many species in a specific area as possible. Butterfly Pavilion researchers are experienced in surveying for invertebrates and we often work with partners to perform BioBlitzes around Colorado.

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