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ButterfliZ of Iowa



at its best!!


Fast-paced and fun programs for any and all ages. We provide butterfly releases and programs on butterflies and butterfly habitat. We love doing teacher workshops, assisted care residents, fairs, festivals, conventions and corporate events. If you want to learn about butterflies and butterfly habitat – we can do it! We travel anywhere. Call us!


RICK MIKULA, author of the best-selling “Family Butterfly Book” says:   Kathleen SHOULD NOT be doing a presentation. I am sorry but I said it. Rather I think that Kathleen should be our Saturday entertainment. Kaz is a scream and all of her presentations have that cabaret flare to them. Do you want to punch up your act with some real panache?  Kathleen is the one. Ecouter le marraine Papillion por c’est lagniappe . Entertainment and Education go hand in hand when Kaz is in the house.


Programs Include:

Butterflies 101

What are butterflies? What do they eat? Where do they go with it rains? This is a butterfly program especially designed for younger learners with games and stories about butterflies. An introduction to butterflies and their life cycle using pass around specimens of eggs, chrysalis and naturally-expired butterflies. Always includes LIVE butterflies.


Butterflies in Your Backyard


Designed for older students and adults, this presentation has up-to-the-minute scientific studies currently underway to find out more about these amazing creatures; as well as many facts and stores about butterflies and what you can expect to find in your backyard. Includes LIVE butterflies!


How to Build a Backyard Butterfly Habitat


Lots of flowers and not as many butterflies? What do butterflies need to be attracted to your garden? This program will give you those answers and tell you what you need to do to attract and keep butterflies in your garden. Includes butterfly habitat design, tips and some "secrets" to a successful butterfly habitat. Includes LIVE Butterflies!

Monarch Tagging Programs Also Available





Let Your Fantasy

Take Flight . . .


We are Iowa's oldest commercial butterfly breeding and brokerage facility


We offer programs on butterflies and

butterfly habitat


Our programs are tailored to age groups from pre-school to adults.

Programs and exhibits for schools, garden groups, garden centers, church groups, conventions, festivals, grand openings, conservation groups, convention spouse programs

-- whatever you are doing, we can be a part of

and you can see the butterflies!



Butterflies in Motion:

Butterfly Releases

for all occasions:

weddings, funerals, memorials, graduations, baptisms, birthday parties, anniversaries, dedications.

Butterflies are a great part of any celebration

ButterfliZ of Iowa
Kathleen & Doug Ziemer
Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: (515) 280-1555




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