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About Butterfly & Bee Festival 23rd Nov 2019

Ever wondered how butterflies got their extravagant colored wings? Well, you could know even more. All you have to do is make sure to register for this beautiful butterfly and bee festival where you can watch, explore and learn about their species. Take a walk with nature and identify different species of butterflies, share interesting facts about them, educate one another on their life cycles and much more! 


Nothing gets better than spotting beautiful butterflies and bees in this weather in Bengaluru. Karnataka Ecotourism Development Board in association with Karnataka Forest department, The Bengaluru Butterfly Club, National Centre for Biological Sciences and Indian Foundation for Butterflies are coming together to make this happen! You could be a child or an adult, fascination towards butterflies don’t have an age! 

We want you to cherish and connect with nature in all little and beautiful ways possible. Hop into Doresanipalya Forest Research Station, Arekere, Mico Layout on 23rd November 2019 and make sure you register with us to get the most of the festival.

Maybe it’s time to see the world from the eyes of a butterfly- warm and free; Bright and colorful...

Program Itinerary
8:00 - 8:30Registration
8:30 - 9:00: Posters on butterflies and bees
9:00 - 9:30: Breakfast
9:30 - 10:30: Butterfly walk
10:30 - 11:30: Planting of larval host plants/nectar plants & release of butterflies
11:30 - 1:00: Presentations :
  • Butterflies: Diversity and Conservation
  • Pollinator Services and the Conservation of Insect Pollinators 
  • The fascinating world of insects
  • The Role of Citizen Science in Monitoring Butterfly Populations
1:00 - 1:30: Quiz for students
1:30 - 2:00: Prize distribution and Vote of Thanks
2:00 - 3:00: Lunch and closing of the public program.