Annual Butterfly Show Takes Wing at Carleton University

Carleton University’s Annual live Butterfly Show has returned for another 10 days, from Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 to Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 11, 2010.

You can enjoy the magic as butterflies emerge from their chrysalises and watch hundreds of exotic tropical butterflies fly free in the two display greenhouses at Carleton’s Nesbitt Biology Building located at the corner of University Drive and Raven Road.

Admission is free, although donations are greatly appreciated.

You can visit the show from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. daily. School tours are available by emailing Jen Skanes at For exhibit information, please contact Edward Bruggink in the Biology Department at 613-520-3513.

You can also visit Carleton’s butterfly website

There is paid parking during the week and free parking on weekends and holidays.

For more information:
Ed Bruggink
Greenhouse Manager
Carleton University
613-520-2600 ext. 3513

Amy Guest
Media Relations
Carleton University
613-520-2600 ext. 8718