Attention nature lovers! Enjoy the wildlife butterflies on July 22 at this Summer’s Butterfly Walk at the Deering Estate. Bring your family and friends to explore the tropical wonderland. The Deering Estate and butterfly walk is located on an environmental, archaeological and historical preserve located along the edge of Biscayne Bay. Come view rarely seen species of colorful butterflies. The Summer Butterfly Walk is on July 22 from 11 am to 12 pm. Explore the area as you search for Ruddy Daggerwing, Dina Yellow, the exotic Atala Butterfly and more! The admission fee for adults is $12 and children are $7. If you can’t make it to the event this time, the good news is the butterfly walk will also occur on August 26 and September 23, 2017, from 11 am to 12 pm.

But, this time you will get the chance to see a variety of butterfly species such as the Giant Swallowtail, Monarch, Cassius Blue, Zebra Heliconian, Julia Heliconian, Ruddy Daggerwing and lots of rare butterflies. You also have the chance to become a member of Deering Estate at Cutler to protect and preserve the wildlife in the area.

During your visit don’t forget to visit the Native Butterfly Garden which was created by Girl Scout Troop 10 and maintained by volunteers throughout the year. This special garden is filled with tropical beauty and wildlife and refreshes your spirit.

You also have the opportunity to enjoy the “Wings over Florida” program and wildlife trail enriched with colorful butterflies. This program is free to residents and non-residents. You will be glad to know that the “Wings Over Florida” butterfly program awards certificates at six achievement levels to butterfly watchers who report their life lists to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail.

Don’t miss the exciting adventure!


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