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Walk among free-flying butterflies in Butterfly Pavilion, observe live animals in Creature Cavern, buzz by Insect Alley, hang out in Our Big Backyard or explore the Paw Paw Nature Trail in the 100-year-old forest. While focusing on ages 3 - 7, ever-changing, hands-on programming provides the opportunity for structured learning and informal play for kids of all ages. Plan your visit today.

Upcoming Events

Wild Wednesday: Bird Buddies February 10, 2016 Dragonfly Theatre

What do flocks, murders, gaggles, coveys and colonies have in common? They are all bird buddies living or feeding together. Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre as we fly right into investigations of bird groups and why some like to live t…

Envirocaching February 13, 2016
Monthly Bird Walk February 14, 2016
Love Birds February 14, 2016


The Queen speaks: An early spring (and a Panthers win) for Charlotte February 02, 2016

The recent mild weather is just a sign of warmer days to come. Resident groundhog Queen Charlotte did not see her shadow today, predicting an early spring for the Charlotte area. Our preeminent …

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