Butterfly Science Zone

Butterfly Science Zone

Learn all about the fascinating world of butterflies! Here you'll find articles on the life cycle, migration, endangered butterflies and more!

Butterfly Life Cycle

Butterfly Life Cycle

Learn the details of the butterfly life cycle with diagrams. READ MORE
Role of Light in Butterfly Mating

The Role of Light in Butterfly Mating

Learn about the role of light receptors in butterfly mating success. READ MORE
Endangered Butterflies

Endangered Butterflies

Butterfly populations are in danger of disappearing. Habitat loss is one of the leading causes of species decline. READ MORE
Monarch Butterfly Migration

Monarch Butterfly Migration

The health of the monarch butterfly population is dependent on habitats in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. READ MORE
Monarch Butterflies - Pollinators

Monarch Pollinators

While feeding on nectar, monarch butterflies pollinate many types of wildflowers in North America. READ MORE
Butterfly Conservation

Butterfly Conservation

Learn more about some of the wonderful groups whose mission is conserve butterflies.READ MORE
Rescue a Butterfly

Rescuing Butterflies

Have you ever found an injured butterfly or caterpillar and wanted to help it but didn't know how? Butterfly Rescue International to the rescue! READ MORE
Butterfly Counts

Butterfly Counts

Take part in butterfly conservation by joining your local count. READ MORE
Smith's Blue Butterfly

The Endangered Smith's Blue Butterfly

A closer look at Coastal Dune Wildlife of South Monterey Bay READ MORE
Butterfly Farming as a Sustainable Resource

Butterflies as a Sustainable Resource

Exploring the farming of butterflies for public exhibits READ MORE
Butterfly Farming in Papua New Guinea

Butterfly Farming in Papua New Guinea

Butterfly farming adopted as a means of a sustainable industry READ MORE
Collecting Butterfly & Moth Eggs

Butterfly Rearing: Egg Collecting

Learn how to use recycled materials to collect butterfly and moth eggs. READ MORE
Butterfly Hanging Cage

Butterfly Rearing: Hanging Cages

Learn how to make your own inexpensive hanging cage. READ MORE
How To Raise Moths

Moth Rearing: Raising Saturniid Moths

A close relative of the butterly, learn how to care for saturniid moths. READ MORE