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August 2, 2014
BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT COX ARBORETUM
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.
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
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!
Saturday and Sunday
11am Hummingbirds 101
1pm Hummingbirds 101
3pm Hummingbirds 101
12pm Gardening for Hummingbirds
2pm The Art of Photography
presented by Teresa Gemeinhardt
12pm Stories of the Hummingbird
presented by Sonya Wood Mahler
2pm Find the Wildlife Artist in You:
Sketching Workshop by Lennie Fottrell
Woodland Woof Walk
Saturday, Aug 2 9:00 am
Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum Dayton, OH
August 2, 2014
Tours depart at 9 & 10:30 AM
Woodland and the Humane Society of Greater Dayton would like to invite you to the Woodland Woof Walk.The walk is 1.1 miles long and includes the history of the famous and infamous people who are buried at Woodland. The event is free. We ask that you please clean up after your dogs.
Registration begins at 8:30 AM or you may register in advance at the cemetery office by phone at 228-3221.