Fresh Sheet – September 15, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   After a short closing this past week, our Tropical Butterfly House reopens today with some exciting changes! Returning guests will first notice a new, welcoming entrance space; the former exit is now the entrance and vice-versa. Upon entering,...

Fresh Sheet – September 8, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Beginning Monday, September 10, our Tropical Butterfly House will be closed for some very exciting improvements! In addition to the annual deep clean, we are swapping our entrance and exit doors to improve wayfinding and traffic flow. We hope...

More than one way to “see” the Tropical Butterfly House

PacSci Perspectives   The Tropical Butterfly House has been a staple of the Science Center and a guest-favorite for nearly 20 years. Guests get to experience warm, tropical climates all year long while watching hundreds of butterflies from around the world flutter...

Fresh Sheet – August 25, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   One of the butterflies in our shipment this week from Suriname is the Dryas julia (Julia longwing). This species has a long life, and the males have a high need for supplemental minerals in order to remain reproductively fit as they age. They are...

Fresh Sheet – August 18, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Do you like to observe butterflies and want to learn more about them? Butterfly watching is a fast growing hobby and our Tropical Butterfly House is a good place to start! Here, guests can become familiar with the major butterfly families and...
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