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  AR

  Paris

  Mt Magazine International Butterfly Festival

  c/o Paris Area Chamber of Congress

  301 West Walnut

  Paris  AR   72855    

  Phone  479 963-2244

  Web Site http://www.butterflyfestival.com/html/home.html

  Description  celebrate butterflies and art at 2200 acre state park in late June

  Type of Resource  Activity

  Primary Focus  Festival

  Collection A-F  Butterflies

  New or Updated:  8/20/2006

 

  Colorado

  Colorado Springs

  May Natural History Museum & Museum of Space Explo

  710 Rock Creek Canyon Road

  Colorado Springs  CO  80926    

  Phone   719 576-0450

  Web Site  http://www.maymuseum-camp-rvpark.com/museum_center.htm

  Toll Free  800 666-3841

  Alt Web  http://www.pikes-peak.com/NaturalHistory/

  Description  tropical invertebrates including insects, butterflies and bats, space museum is mostly  NASA photos and films, plus aircraft and space vehicle models

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Insects

  Collection A-F Butterflies

  New or Updated:         4/29/2005

Florida
Plantation
Plantation Historical Museum
511 North Fig Tree Lane
Plantation FL 33317
Phone 954 797-2722
Web Site http://www.plantation.org/text/historical-museum.html
Description museum of recently built planned city
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Butterflies
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 03/28/2003

Pompano Beach
Butterfly World
3600 West Sample Rd
Tradewinds Park
Pompano Beach FL 33073
Phone 954 977-4400
Web Site www.butterflyworld.com
E-mail mailto:gardens@butterflyworld.com
Description 8000 square foot butterfly aviary with 80 species, outdoor gardens, hummingbird aviary
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Aviary
Collection A-F Butterflies
New or Updated: 04/01/2003

Sarasota
Allyn Museum of Entomology
3621 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota FL 34234
Phone 941 355-8475
Web Site http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/allyn/allyn%5Fmuseum.htm
Description
more than 1 million specimens representing more than 90% of all butterfly and moth species
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection A-F Butterflies

Research/Reading Library
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago Academy of Sciences Peggy Notebaert Nature Musuem
2430 North Cannon Drive
Chicago IL 60614
Phone 773 755-5100
Web Site http://www.chias.org/
Description butterfly habitat, extreme green house, water lab, wilderness walk, children's gallery
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Ecology
Collection A-F Butterflies
New or Updated: 05/12/2003
Kentucky
Bowling Green
Lost River Cave
2818 Nashville Road
Bowling Green KY 42101

Phone 270 393-0077
Web Site http://www.lostrivercave.com/
Toll Free 866 274-2283
E-mail mailto:lostrivercave1@hotmail.com
Description boat tours of underground river, hiking through valley created by collapse of part of cave system, butterfly garden
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Cave
Kind of Activity Trail
Nature of Group or Site Nature Reserve
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
Collection A-F Butterflies
New or Updated: 05/31/2003
Tennessee
Knoxville
East Tennessee Discovery Center
516 North Beaman St
Knoxville TN 37914
Phone
865 594-1494
Web Site www.korrnet.org/etdc/
Description butterfly, geology, stuffed animals, live insect zoo
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Collection A-F Butterflies

  Texas

  Georgetown

  Williamson County Historical Museum

  716 South Austin

  Georgetown  TX  78626    

  Phone   512 943-1670

  Web Site  http://www.wchm-tx.org/

  Description  located in historic district on the Square, general local history

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Bank

  Collection A-F Butterflies

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated: 10/12/2004


  Mt Vernon

  Franklin County Historical Museum

   201 S Kaufman

  Mt Vernon   TX  75457    

  Phone   903 537-4760

  Web Site  http://www.mt-vernon.com/~chbrewer/museum.htm

  Description  bird eggs, Caddo Indian collection from Sulphur River banks

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   City Hall

  Collection A-F Butterflies

  Collection N-Z  Woodcarving

  Group Identity   Native American

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Owner/Operator:  Franklin County Historical Society

  New or Updated:   8/12/2004

Wyoming
Laramie
U WY Insect Museum
Agriculture Room 4018, U WY campus
Laramie WY
Phone
Web Site
http://www.uwyo.edu/ag/psisci/braconid/gallery.htm
Description collection begun in 1894, now has Insect and Tropical Rainforest rooms
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Insects
Collection A-F Butterflies
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