Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The Springs Preserve's Butterfly Habitat Will Open Sept. 5th

The Springs Preserve Botanical Garden welcomes fall with our seasonal Butterfly Habitat opening Saturday, September 5, weather permitting.

Hundreds of butterflies and an array of plants have returned to our seasonal exhibit! Wander through our unique Butterfly Habitat and witness the fascinating dance between free-flying butterflies and the plants that sustain them. You’ll emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular animals.

 Located in the southern end of the Botanical Garden, the seasonal habitat will be open daily 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. through mid-November, as temperature allows. The habitat features a variety of butterfly species including Mourning Cloak, Red Admiral, Painted Lady, American Lady, Monarch and Queen.

Open to the Public starting - Saturday, September 5, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. daily.

Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The Butterfly Habitat is located in the Botanical
Garden.

ADMISSION:  The Butterfly Habitat will have a separate entrance fee of $3 for non-members and $2 for members. All guests age two and up require a ticket.

Visit www.springspreserve.org/index.html or call (702) 822-7700.

About the Springs Preserve
The Springs Preserve is currently observing spring/summer hours and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. General admission for Nevada residents is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for students, seniors, teachers and military, $4.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free. General admission also includes access to the Nevada State Museum, open Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission for non-resident adults is $18.95, $17.05 for seniors, students and military, $10.95 for children ages five to 17, with kids four and under free.

Located just three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is an award-winning 180-acre family destination dedicated to exploring green-living, desert life, and Las Vegas’ vibrant history through botanical gardens, interactive science and nature exhibits, animal shows, and trails offering hiking, biking and train rides. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers, the Divine CafĂ©, Gift Shop, and the Nevada State Museum. The Preserve hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Plan your visit at springspreserve.org or explore via your favorite social media sites and find us on Google Maps.

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