Butterflies Can Use Your Help In Warm, Dry Weather

PacSci Perspectives   We’ve been getting quite a few calls from people in the Puget Sound area who had to rescue butterflies that flew into swimming pools. With the warm, dry weather we are experiencing, it is likely that these lovely insects came in search of...

PacSci Podcast: A Hike By Any Other Name

PacSci Perspectives   There’s something new this spring and summer at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue. It’s a new evening outdoor adventure focused on local plants and their historical, cultural uses. Learn more about these unique...

PacSci Podcast: The Living Wall

PacSci Perspectives   Inside Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House, the fluttering creatures get most of the attention. But it’s the flowery foliage that keeps the butterflies alive and transports our guests somewhere warm and tropical. And now...

Fresh Sheet – April 7, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   In this week’s pupae shipment from Suriname, there are ten Morpho Achilles. This reminds us to look for the rapidly developing relationship between this species (as well as other butterflies) and specific flowers. For example: in our...

Living Wall

PacSci Perspectives   A new installation is now enhancing our Tropical Butterfly House, enriching the experience for butterflies and guests alike. This week we added a living wall to the area next to the butterfly emerging window. Previously a blank white space, it is...
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