February 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Scouts Take Part in Monarch Butterfly Conservation Effort

National Capital Area Boy Scouts will launch Saturday “Milkweed for Monarchs,” a large-scale conservation project to protect and promote sustainable habitat for the monarch butterfly. The kick-off event takes place at the National Arboretum in Washington, and is expected to draw hundreds of participants. “The young people in our council know that conservation is both […]

Read more

September 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Reaffirms State’s Commitment to Fighting Cancer (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is reaffirming the state’s commitment to fighting cancer by highlighting the recently updated Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan and by signing an Executive Order that renews the Council on Cancer Control. The governor made today’s announcement outside of the State House, where he is hosting a blood drive and bone marrow […]

Read more

May 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Wings of Fancy Exhibit Opens at Brookside Gardens (VIDEO)

The “Wings of Fancy” butterfly exhibit is back at Brookside Gardens this year. Find out more in the video, below. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

Read more

July 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

Inside Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit (VIDEO)

The Wings of Fancy Butterfly exhibit is back at Brookside Gardens. The display runs from now through October. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Related:

Read more

July 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Heat Closes Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit

Montgomery Parks will close the Wings of Fancy Butterfly Exhibit at Brookside Gardens early today at 1 p.m due to the extreme heat. The exhibit typically is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, visit the Montgomery Parks website. Related:

Read more

July 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

Wings of Fancy Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibition Open Until October 25 (VIDEO)

Nature lovers have a special place to learn more about butterflies and caterpillars. Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit is open until October 25 at the Brookside Gardens at the Wheaton Regional Park. The seasonal display features hundreds of live butterflies from North America, Costa Rica, Africa and Asia. According to Montgomery Parks officials, Wings of […]

Read more

June 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wings of Fancy Butterfly Exhibit Returns on July 1

Brookside Gardens has announced its premier Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit will reopen on July 1. You may remember that the popular exhibit was canceled last year because of construction in the area. The seasonal display features hundreds of live butterflies from all over the world. Families, students, nature lovers, and everyone […]

Read more

February 25, 2015 | Krista Brick

Conger Sets American Record in 200 Butterfly (VIDEO)

Jack Conger known for his backstroke and freestyle times, is proving he’s a force in butterfly too. This morning, Conger, a sophomore at the University of Texas and graduate of Good Counsel High School in Olney, set an NCAA, American and U.S. Open record in the 200 butterfly at the 2015 Big 12 Swimming Championship […]

Read more

July 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Butterfly picture

“Wings of Fancy” Butterfly Exhibit Canceled

Montgomery Parks officials are reminding residents that the “Wings of Fancy” live butterfly and caterpillar exhibit has been canceled this year. The popular exhibit was canceled because of construction underway at the entrance and in the parking areas of Brookside Gardens. Brookside Gardens and the Conservatory remain open during the construction, and a free summer […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter