Butterfly festival dates : November 2 to 5, 2013
Location: National Butterfly Center, 3333 Butterfly Parkk Dr., Mission, TX 78572
Come to the Rio Grande Valley for the Texas Butterfly Festival!
One of the most biologically diverse areas in North America sits along the border, between Texas and Mexico, where the Rio Grande winds its way toward the Laguna Madre. The Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV), in deep South Texas, encompasses no fewer than 11 different types of habitat, including tidal wetlands and riparian forest; and this region is home to more than 1,200 different species of plants, 500 species of birds, 200 vertebrate species, roughly 300 species of butterflies, and over 90 species of dragonflies!
The Rio Grande Valley has earned worldwide recognition for its outstanding butterfly and birding spots, inviting thousands of visitors each year to discover its remarkable assortment of preserves, refuges, nature parks, trails, and more.
This year, the National Butterfly Center is honored to host the 18th Annual Texas Butterfly Festival. Our goal is to provide attendees a fulfilling and rewarding experience. From November 2 – 5, 2013, attendees will spend 3 days exploring renowned public lands and private properties with world-class trip leaders and expert guides. The Festival is taking place during prime butterfly season, when you may reasonably expect to see 60 or more species in a day. The full schedule of events and online registration are available at www.texasbutterflyfestival.com.
Events and activities to expect at the Texas Butterfly Festival 2013:
Festival genre of the Butterfly Festival 2013:
Environmental education and conservation festival for community members, youth and families, nature enthusiasts and naturalists. Field trips, instructional sessions, fun activities and contests for all!
Contact number for information or vendors: 956.583.5400 Vendor space is limited. Forms and information may be found at www.texasbutterflyfestival.com, under Vendors/Sponsors.