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Entrance to the Butterfly House and Caterpillar Nursery


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About the Caterpillar Nursery

  • Observe up to 21 species of native Ohio caterpillars as they eat and grow.

  • Learn about more than 30 species of host plants on which these pollinators lay their eggs.

  • Discover caterpillars in every stage of their life cycle, from egg to larva to pupa.

  • Learn how to correctly identify different caterpillar species and their adult butterfly stage.

  • Enjoy caterpillar-related activities for the whole family

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