Life Among the Butterflies

20 June 2017
It's that time of year again - the Cecropia moths are emerging from their cocoons! Cecropias overwinter as pupae, snuggled in their cocoons until the warmer weather signals to them that it is time to emerge as adult moths. Like most silk moths, Cecropia moths lack mouth parts so they only ...
13 June 2017
What a wonderful time of year - we get to enjoy the fruits of our labours while the gardens are still bug-free!Now Showing:Blankets of Moss Phlox, Rock Cress and Perennial Alyssum paint a lovely canvas this Spring. Other than requiring an occasional replacement plant they are generally maintenance f...
07 June 2017
Weddings and Events
If you’ve booked a wedding here at the Conservatory this year, chances are you already know that our Wedding Coordinator, Cayla, has welcomed a new bundle of joy into her family (it’s a GIRL!) and is now on maternity leave. We're so pleased to have our own Rachel Jefferson step in as the Interim Wed...
28 April 2017
Cirque du Soleil: OVO Ticket GiveawayCirque du Soleil OVO is coming to The First Ontario Centre in Hamilton, and we’re giving away free tickets!How to Enter:Visit Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory on May 14th (Mother’s Day) and receive a ballot with the purchase of admission. Draw will be made May 14...
27 April 2017
We love our volunteers! Each year during National Volunteer Week, we like to shine the light on our wonderful volunteer team and we invite you to join us in giving them a heartfelt "Thanks!"Did you know that we usually have between 12 - 24 volunteers as part of our amazing team? They devote any...


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