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Press Releases

December 7, 2023

Snuggle Up for Science – Join Butterfly Pavilion’s Pajama Days for an Unforgettable Adventure!

November 1, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion Celebrates Annual “Monarch Magic” Blending Cultural Traditions and Conservation efforts, November 3 – 30, 2023 

September 15, 2023

September 18th Event Celebrates Exciting Partnership Between Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Premium Outlets Offering Free STEAM Education Programming and Recognizes the Importance of Pollinators 

September 5, 2023

Crawling this October – Butterfly Pavilion’s Limited-Time “Spiders Around the World” Exhibition

August 30, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion Receives National Award and Grant from National Environmental Education Foundation, with Support from Toyota, for Innovative Urban Prairies Project to Enhance Pollinator Habitat Across Colorado’s Front Range

July 3, 2023

Dr. Rich Reading, VP of Science and Conservation, Newly Appointed as Vice Chair of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission  

June 21, 2023

City of Manitou Springs Becomes the First Certified Municipal Pollinator District in the World

May 31,2023

Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Premium Outlets Announce  
New Pollinator Partnership  

May 12, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion Announces New Season of Community Science Programs

May 10, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion Introduces New Habitat Gardening Basics Workshop

May 1, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion Celebrates Moms and Pollinators This Mother’s Day Weekend

April 1, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion Announces Two-Month Pollinator Palooza Celebration with Events for Everyone and New Pollinator Place Exhibit 

February 15, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion’s Pollinator Habitat Development Model Adopted by Park Hill Golf Course

January 23, 2023

Butterfly Pavilion Introduces New Habitat Gardening Bootcamp Series

December 12, 2022

Marlon Reis, Named Honorary Board Chair at Butterfly Pavilion (


October 30, 2022

The strand, turks and caicos collaborates with butterfly pavilion to support pollinator conservation 


October 22, 2022

Butterfly Pavilion Celebrates Monarch Butterflies with the Return of “Monarch Magic” November 1 – 30, 2022


October 7, 2022

Butterfly Pavilion’s Announces New Limited-Time “Spiders Around the World” Exhibition


August 10, 2022

Butterfly Pavilion Continues Education Scholarship Program That Helps Low-Income Students and Title I Schools Engage with Nature and Wildlife (


August 10, 2022

NextFifty Initiative Provides Sizeable Grant to Fund Butterfly Pavilion Program that Cultivates Connection Between Older Adults and the Environment


July 25, 2022

International Union for the Conservation of Nature | Questions & Answers: What You Need to Know


July 19, 2022

Governor Polis Appoints Richard P. Reading, Ph.D., Butterfly Pavilion’s VP of Science & Conservation to Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission


March 31, 202

Butterfly Pavilion Community Science Invites Community Members to Engage in People Powered Conservation Efforts


February 10, 2022

Butterfly Pavilion Announces First Annual Butterfly Quest Monitoring Project Launching February 22, Inviting Guests to Release their Inner-Scientist


February 1, 2022

Butterfly Pavilion Releases Nine Years of Butterfly Monitoring Data Showing Monarch Butterfly Momentum Increasing in Colorado


January 3, 2022

This January, Butterfly Pavilion Releases Hundreds of One of the World’s Largest and Most Beautiful Butterflies – The Birdwing


December 7, 2021

Butterfly Pavilion Offers Children’s Vaccinations On Dec. 7th & 28th


November 9, 2021

Butterfly Pavilion Introduces a New Holiday Tradition with Two Weeks of the Living Lights Festival, December 17, 2021 – January 2, 2022


October 26, 2021

Butterfly Pavilion Celebrates Monarch Butterflies all November through Monarch Magic


October 7, 2021

Bug-A-Boo Trick-or-Treating and Spider Pavilion Are Back this October at Butterfly Pavilion


September 28, 2021

Butterfly Pavilion Celebrates 26 Years of Invertebrate Conservation on Oct. 1 with Gala featuring Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Elizabeth Kolbert