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The Secret Life of Lichens

In Exhibitsby Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Ever since the new Lichens exhibit arrived (on display now from November – April 2017), we’ve all been learning more & more about the fascinating world of lichens. At first it may not sound like it’s a very fascinating topic – but you may be surprised. Here are some quick, fun facts about the secret life of lichens. What are …

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Landscapes of Biodiversity – Grand Opening Event

In Exhibitsby Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

We are tremendously honoured to have spent an evening with Dr. Roberta Bondar this past Tuesday to celebrate the opening of our new exhibit, Landscapes of Biodiversity, Presented by The Roberta Bondar Foundation. Special guests included local dignitaries MP Bryan May, MPP Kathryn McGarry, CAO of Waterloo Region Ken Seiling, and Mayor Doug Craig. Many thinks to the staff at Cambridge Butterfly …

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What kind of community do you live in?

In Exhibitsby Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

We all belong to communities, composed of businesses, architecture, people, plants and animals. A community in Toronto will be different than a community in Stratford. Each has features that are unique to those communities and reflect the location, geographical area and history of the land. Just like an urban community is made up of living things (plants & animals) and …