Of Monarchs and Milkweed

The Wilma 131 S. Higgins Ave., Missoula, MT

Please join the Montana Natural History Center and Missoula Insectarium for a fascinating dive into the biology and evolution of one of nature’s most beloved and fascinating creatures. Dr. Anurag Agrawal, professor of biology and entomology at Cornell University, will talk about monarch butterflies, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the […]


Drop-In Nature Hikes in Pattee Canyon

Pattee Canyon Recreation Area

Fourth graders and their families are invited to join naturalists from the Missoula Insectarium, the Montana Natural History Center, and the Lolo National Forest for a 1-hour guided nature hike starting from the Pattee Canyon Recreation Area, Group Picnic Site. The hike will not exceed 2 miles in total length and elevation gain will be moderate. Options are […]


NatureWebs: Super Spider Edition with Missoula Butterfly House & Insectarium

Montana Natural History Center 120 Hickory St., Missoula, MT

Date: Tuesday, July 7th, 10:30-11:00 AM MST Join us for this eight-legged edition of NatureWebs! Our friends at the Missoula Butterfly House & Insectarium will cover everything from spider anatomy and feeding habits to how they grow and defend themselves. We’ll meet a wide range of spiders and dispel old and inaccurate spider myths. We’ll […]