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Parking will be limited on Wednesday, May 25th 2022,as we finalize repaving our parking lots. Butterfly Pavilion will remain open from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Please visit the link below for additional parking options.

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Pollinator Awareness through Conservation and Education (PACE)

Butterfly Pavilion is committed to protecting the pollinators that make our world possible. Through programs, activism, conservation and education, we are focused on creating initiatives that raise awareness of these critical animals. Please join us in support by visiting the zoo, making a donation, or volunteering through one of our programs.

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Global Conservation Projects

Butterfly Pavilion manages programs and projects achieving global impact in invertebrate research and conservation.

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Animal Science

Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in cutting edge research that will ensure the sustainability of invertebrate populations.

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Our Zoo and Gardens

Butterfly Pavilion's interactive exhibits foster an appreciation for invertebrates and their habitats, while connecting the community with the innovative research we're doing to conserve these essential animals.

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Seafood Watch®

Butterfly Pavilion is a proud partner of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch® program, which raises awareness about the importance of sustainable fishing practices and provides a guide to help consumers make sustainable seafood choices at grocery stores and restaurants. You can pick up your guide at Butterfly Pavilion or download the app today on your apple or android device.

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