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Aug 3, '14

Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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August 3, 2014N/A

Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

Category: GeneralChampaign County Fair

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August 3, 2014N/A

Come celebrate the Champaign County Fair August 1-8 2014 in Urbana, Ohio! Live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby, Rides, Food Vendors, More!

Champaign County Fair

Category: GeneralHummingbird Festival!

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August 3, 2014N/A

This is an out of town festival!
If you like Ruby-throated hummingbirds,
this is the weekend for you! Delight in
watching more of these flying gems in
one place than you can count!

This year, discover “The Art of
Hummingbirds,” featuring the artwork of
local nature artists, inspired by the tiny
hummingbirds and their outdoor
neighbors. View a gallery of wildlife art,
get tips from the experts, and even try
your hand at wildlife photography and
illustration.

As always, you can also view our
ongoing hummingbird banding
demonstrations by licensed banders, as
well as participate in a variety of
programs and activities going on
throughout the weekend.

Bring the whole family…there will be
plenty for kids to do too!

Program Schedule
Saturday and Sunday
11am Hummingbirds 101
1pm Hummingbirds 101
3pm Hummingbirds 101
Saturday
12pm Gardening for Hummingbirds
and Butterflies
2pm The Art of Photography
presented by Teresa Gemeinhardt
Sunday
12pm Stories of the Hummingbird
presented by Sonya Wood Mahler
2pm Find the Wildlife Artist in You:
Sketching Workshop by Lennie Fottrell

Hummingbird Festival!

Aug 4, '14

Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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August 4, 2014N/A

Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

Category: GeneralChampaign County Fair

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August 4, 2014N/A

Come celebrate the Champaign County Fair August 1-8 2014 in Urbana, Ohio! Live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby, Rides, Food Vendors, More!

Champaign County Fair

Aug 5, '14

Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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August 5, 2014N/A

Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

Category: GeneralChampaign County Fair

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August 5, 2014N/A

Come celebrate the Champaign County Fair August 1-8 2014 in Urbana, Ohio! Live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby, Rides, Food Vendors, More!

Champaign County Fair

Aug 6, '14

Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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August 6, 2014N/A

Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

Category: GeneralChampaign County Fair

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August 6, 2014N/A

Come celebrate the Champaign County Fair August 1-8 2014 in Urbana, Ohio! Live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby, Rides, Food Vendors, More!

Champaign County Fair

Aug 7, '14

Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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August 7, 2014N/A

Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

Category: GeneralChampaign County Fair

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August 7, 2014N/A

Come celebrate the Champaign County Fair August 1-8 2014 in Urbana, Ohio! Live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby, Rides, Food Vendors, More!

Champaign County Fair

Aug 8, '14

Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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August 8, 2014N/A

Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

Category: GeneralChampaign County Fair

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August 8, 2014N/A

Come celebrate the Champaign County Fair August 1-8 2014 in Urbana, Ohio! Live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Demolition Derby, Rides, Food Vendors, More!

Champaign County Fair

Aug 9, '14

Category: GeneralBUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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August 9, 2014N/A

Our native-Ohio Butterfly House enables children and adults to view native butterflies and moths in all stages of metamorphosis. For 2014, the Butterfly House will be open July 7 - August 29 daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with knowledgeable volunteers on hand from 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Exploration will bring discoveries about the various species of butterflies and plants making each experience a personal connection with nature.
Species such as painted lady, red admiral, monarch, giant swallowtail, black swallowtail, spicebush swallowtail, tiger swallowtail, luna moth, Cecropia moth, Polyphemus moth and pipevine swallowtail are featured.

The mission of the house is to exhibit native butterflies in a natural environment, captivate visitors, inspire protection of threatened habitats, and educate the public on butterfly/moth life cycles and their plant partnerships.

BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM

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