Eco-System Savers = Pollinators!

Summer is in full swing, the days are longer, the temperatures are rising, and the bugs are out!  But not all bugs are bad, pollinators are necessary for the survival of many crops, native forbs, grasses, and trees.  There is a unique relationship between pollinating insects and many native plant species which drives ecosystem function. … Continue reading »

Tucson Botanical Garden – Butterfly Exhibit

OCTOBER 12, 2009 – APRIL 30, 2010 About the butterflies All of the butterflies in the Gardens’ exhibit are hatched from eggs and live as caterpillars in butterfly farms in tropical parts of the world. When the caterpillars change into the pupae or resting stage, they are carefully counted, labeled, and packed. In the pupae… Continue reading »