butterflies

Butterflies are blooming this spring at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-20-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The butterflies are blooming this spring at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. With over 50 species of butterflies from Asia, Africa and Central and South America hundreds of butterflies can be seen daily taking flight around the...

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Meijer Gardens' 23rd annual Butterfly Exhibition highlights global journey taken by butterflies to reach West Michigan

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 02-08-2018 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition will bring more than 7,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan beginning March 1. Butterflies Are Blooming is the spring...

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Meijer Gardens' butterfly exhibition highlights patterns found in nature

by (Meijer Gardens)

Submitted 02-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition will bring more than 7,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan beginning March 1. Arriving from Africa, Asia, South America...

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Butterflies blooming foster enjoyment of nature

by (Jacqueline Bull)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under OPINION

It is 85 degrees with 70% humidity. There are the sounds of a tall waterfall and trickling water. Big lush tropical flora spring out and drape across the landscape. This is Grand Rapids early March and April if you happen to be visiting the “...

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A Healthy Plaster Creek Watershed: Magnet for birds, butterflies

by (gailheffner)

Submitted 04-15-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by David Warners and Gail Heffner Much has been written about the damage that’s been done to the Plaster Creek Watershed over the past 80 years, yet it still offers signs of resilience, strength and beauty that contribute to...

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Living green: Help save the monarchs

by (crestongr)

Submitted 12-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

By Caroline* How many butterflies- monarchs, for example- did you see this summer? Chances are you saw far fewer butterflies than in previous summers. Butterflies have been on the decline for several years now, but I began looking into why the...

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