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Suppliers & Conservation

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At the Mackinac Island Butterfly House we believe that education and fun can go hand in hand. The following sites are provided for educational and recreational purposes.

We hope you find them useful.

Butterfly Websites

The International Association of Butterfly Exhibitors

The International Butterfly Breeders Association

North American Butterfly Association

El Bosque Nuevo

Conservation.org Conservation and a Healthy Planet

Featured in “The 25 Best things to do on Mackinac Island”

 Monarch-Butterfly.com    Learn about the monarch migration from Canada and parts of the northern United States to parts of the southern U.S., and as far as Michoacan, Mexico.  A fascinating tale of butterfly adventure !


Discover    Learn    Explore    Act    Give

Those are the first words you’ll read on the homepage of an organization of scientists traveling the world  to protect our environment and keep our planet healthy.

Sound like something you’d like to know more about?

The Butterfly Website

Children’s Butterfly Site


The Original Butterfly House is a proud member of IABES and NABA

Facility Inspected and Approved by USDA – APHIS