Butterflies

Duluth Monarch Buddies to Host 4th Annual Festival

The Festival is Happening Saturday, June 8 at Coppertop Church in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Environmental experts say the Monarch population has dwindled by 90 percent over the past 20 years. To combat the issue and raise awareness, Duluth Monarch Buddies is hosting their 4th annual Duluth Monarch Festival Saturday, June 8 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Coppertop Church in Duluth. This year, free milkweed seeds will be given out…

Monarch Waystation Blossoms Along Lakewalk for Monarch Butterflies

It's a collaboration between Duluth Parks and Recreation, Duluth Monarch Buddies and Shoreview Natives.

DULUTH, Minn. – The average monarch butterfly travels 3,000 miles during migration every year and soon you might see a few more of them traveling through Duluth, thanks to a new Monarch Waystation along the Lakewalk. This project is a collaboration between Duluth Parks and Recreation, Duluth Monarch Buddies and Shoreview Natives. So the next time you’re on the Lakewalk you’ll begin…

Animal Answers: Inside the Butterfly House

Visitors to the Lake Superior Zoo will Now be Able to Experience Native Butterflies Up-Close for the Rest of the Summer

DULUTH, Minn. – Starting today, visitors at the Lake Superior Zoo will have the chance to make way through an enclosed exhibit with hundreds of butterflies fluttering around. “Beautiful Butterflies: An Up-Close Experience,” is the Zoo’s newest exhibit, featuring hundreds of butterflies native to the Midwest. “This is a beautiful and fun exhibit, and we’re pleased to bring it to…