Outdoor Butterfly & Bug Hunt Weekend – Cancelled
Please note: due to the on-going public health situation surrounding COVID-19, the Outdoor Butterfly & Bug Hunt Weekend has been cancelled for 2020.
July 18 and 19, 2020 – Cancelled
Join our Nature Interpreters on an outdoor bug hunt in our wildflower meadow! The Conservatory’s back yard is home to thousands of Ontario’s tiniest animals.
Go on an insect scavenger hunt with a net and collection jar (provided) and then examine and identify the specimens with our staff.
Schedule of Events
All Day – Arts and Crafts in the classroom
All Day – An indoor scavenger hunt in the Conservatory (in the case of inclement weather only)
11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Ongoing demonstrations from Mountsberg Raptor Centre (Sunday Only)
11:00 am – Magnificent Monarchs Seminar: Learn about the Monarch’s life cycle, what it means to be a Species at Risk, the importance of pollination, and get inspired about wildlife conservation (kid-friendly)
11:30 am to 3:30pm – Face Painting
1:00 pm – Pollinator Gardening Seminar: This 30 minute presentation will introduce to you the fundamentals on how you can create a pollinator-friendly habitat
3:00 pm – Magnificent Monarchs Seminar: Learn about the Monarch’s life cycle, what it means to be a Species at Risk, the importance of pollination, and get inspired about wildlife conservation (kid-friendly)
Purchase your tickets at the door, or CLICK HERE to purchase them online.