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 NBC-2-color-150   Butterflying Basics at the National Butterfly Center. Join Max and Staff for an introduction to Butterfly Species & Identification. This two-hour program includes a short educational session and walking tour of the gardens. Bring your camera for this wild butterfly safari and make your own butterfly feeder. All participants receive a handy pocket pamphlet with full-color photos of common Lower Rio Grande Valley butterflies, a hanging butterfly feeder and a cup of Banana Brew. Call 956.583.5400 to reserve your space.  $12 per person, 10am - 12pm, February 8--weather permitting.
     
 NBC-2-color-150   Birding Basics at the National Butterfly Center. Join Max and Staff for an introduction to Bird Species & Identification. This two-hour program includes a short educational session and walking tour of the gardens. Bring your camera for this wild bird photo safari and make your own bird feeder. All participants receive a handy pocket pamphlet with full-color photos of common Lower Rio Grande Valley birds, and a hanging bird feeder. Call 956.583.5400 to reserve your space.  $12 per person, 10am - 12pm, Saturday, February 22 --weather permitting.
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Girl Scout Exclusive Event

Earn your ANIMAL badge

  When Sat., May 17, 2013
  Where Mission Texas (map)
  Description Earn your ANIMAL badge at the National Butterfly Center, where Brownies - Seniors will learn all about animals; from appropriate (and inappropriate) Pets to Habitats, Helpers, and conservation efforts for endangered and protected species, such as the Texas Tortoise and the Texas Indigo. Springtime at in the wild is full of surprises, so join us for a program that is sure to please animal lovers of all ages!  $15 pp includes programs from 9AM - 12PM, plus all-day park admission; no charge for 2 leaders/troop; parents and siblings pay applicable park admission, only.  All participants are invited to pack a lunch and picnic under the palapa. Space is limited. Register by calling 956.583.5400. - REGISTER HERE

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Inside the National Butterfly Center

Hours of Operation

September - March
8:00 - 5:00

April - August
9:00 - 4:00

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National Butterfly Center
3333 Butterfly Park Drive
Mission, TX 78572
956-583-5400
GPS Coordinates:
26.180243 -98.364973

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