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time flies    Butterfly Pavilion 2005 Annual Report
welcome!
                                                                                                                                   Dear Friends,
                                                                                                                                   A decade of growth and a year of accomplishment: Continuous and                   Philanthropy directed towards the Pavilion moves ever upwards. For the
                                                                                                                                   meaningful change is our constant companion, serving to enhance the               first time in the Pavilion’s growing repertoire of successes there exists
                                                                                                                                   Pavilion’s journey toward the realization of its vision. The Board and staff      the Dee Lidval Education Endowment. The endowment was formed in
                                                                                                                                   worked diligently on strategic vision and organizational development,             collaboration and partnership with the LMC Foundation, whose purpose
                                                                                                                                   assuring that each step toward the future is made with an economy of              is to grow the capacity of non-profit organizations’ ability to serve the
                                                                                                                                   purpose. The Pavilion’s strategic planning is an ongoing process, which           community. More and more individuals, businesses, and foundations are
                                                                                                                                   will be measured against our success and our core values.                         recognizing the significant contribution that the Pavilion provides to the
  COre ValueS                                                                                                                                                                                                        education of school children and the community through their gift giving.
                                                                                                                                   The Pavilion’s team: the Board of Directors, the staff, including volunteers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Philanthropy is first a gift to the giver, second to posterity, and third to the
  Education—We will share our passion for the natural world        Leadership—We will seek excellence in decision-making           the patrons, the community, and our many alliances, makes the Pavilion
                                                                   and fiscal responsibility, being bright and thoughtful about                                                                                      advancement and enrichment of a knowledge base that will contribute to
  by providing the very best instruction and services to a                                                                         an outstanding provider of education focusing on invertebrates and the
                                                                   solutions to problems. We will constantly assess our policies                                                                                     the ongoing protection and conservation of our environment—remember
  diverse public. We seek to promote curiosity and discovery                                                                       environment. The Pavilion is a venue where one can discover the beauty
  among our patrons, from toddlers to seniors.                     and programs.                                                                                                                                     that invertebrates are the sentinels of environmental quality.
                                                                                                                                   and wonders of the natural world. The Denver Business Journal rated the
  Environment—We will teach stewardship and conservation           Integrity—We, the leadership, board of directors and the        Pavilion ninth in the Denver Metro area for its ability to attract enthusiastic   The Board of Directors, through the amendment of the Pavilion’s
  and embrace sustainability and diversity locally and globally.   staff of the Butterfly Pavilion, will hold ourselves            patrons and visitors.                                                             bylaws, provided for Board growth. Their goal is to create a synergy with
                                                                   to the highest ethical and moral standard.                                                                                                        the community by inviting a cross section of representative individuals to
  Inquiry—We will seek creativity, rigorous inquiry, analysis,                                                                     A significant challenge arose during fiscal 2005. The conservatory’s
  documentation and communication as we become a premier           Pride—We will foster a sense of pride in our institution and                                                                                      vie for directorships and thus increase the efficacy of the Board.
                                                                                                                                   enclosure was damaged by a micro burst that stripped the roof of twenty-
  research center to explore the science of butterflies and        will always thoughtfully pursue ways to promote growth,                                                                                           All of these accomplishments, and then some, bring to conclusion a
                                                                                                                                   three glass panels. As a consequence, the Pavilion was only partially
  other invertebrates.                                             sustainability and improvement of the Butterfly Pavilion.
                                                                                                                                   available to the public during the month of July, one of the busiest months       milestone year. Minor challenges notwithstanding, the Pavilion enters
  Service—We are ever mindful that we exist to serve                                                                               for generating revenue. Fortunately, the Directors of the Pavilion budgeted       the new fiscal year with a highly accomplished and competent team that
  the community. We will honor and respect the differences                                                                         wisely and sufficiently to assure that there was the appropriate kind and         generated a firm financial underpinning, which will continue to maintain
  of those we serve and value the confidence and trust                                                                             amount of insurance to cover such an unusual event. Although operations           the Pavilion’s robust fiscal position. We end the year with the pride of
  of our patrons.                                                                                                                                                                                                    success and with the knowledge that you and the Pavilion are making a
                                                                                                                                   were attenuated, the staff and volunteers led the Pavilion through this
                                                                                                                                   most difficult time with their skill, understanding, and expertise. Because       positive difference in educating our children and ensuring the sustainability
  Our ViSiOn                                                       Our MiSSiOn                                                     the Pavilion maintains an historical archive of accurate financial and            of our environment.
  The vision of the Butterfly Pavilion is to be the premier        The Rocky Mountain Butterfly Pavilion exists to foster an       attendance records, the insurance company made us whole. We give
  invertebrate educational center in the nation.                   appreciation of butterflies and other invertebrates while
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sincerely,
                                                                                                                                   special thanks to our many patrons that were supportive, understanding,
                                                                   educating the public about the need for conservation of         and compassionate towards the Pavilion’s plight—to you our
                                                                   threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world.        gratitude and appreciation.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Robert J. Bonacci                 Loretta Cawelti
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  President and CEO                 Chair, Board of Directors
education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Leadership and
                                                                                                                                                                        In concert with the University of Colorado, we served an additional 6,400 children through our
                                                                                                                                                                        collaborative Bugmobile program.                                                                              Conservation Programs
                                                                                                                                                                        The Grow Program, a partnership between the Butterfly Pavilion, Colorado Children’s Museum and Denver         Through education, the Butterfly Pavilion
                                                                                                                                                                        Public Schools, reached 550 underserved public school children from North Denver. The program highlights      has taken a lead role in community
                                                                                                                                                                        plant and insect interactions and their life cycles. The program emphasized the importance of embracing       conservation efforts.
                                                                                                                                                                        healthy wildlife habitat in creating a sustainable environment.                                               2005 Alliances
                   STIMULATING STUDENT SUCCESS
                                                                                                                                                                        The Pavilion provided assistance to 3,520 underserved, low-income, and title-one students from                 • Colorado Alliance Of
                                                                                                                                                                        the Denver Metropolitan Area. Financial assistance was applied to admissions, classes and transportation.        Environmental Education
                                                                                                                                                                        The population served during fiscal 2005 dramatically increased by 55% over the previous year.                  • Colorado Urban Wildlife Partnership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Chatfield Basin Conservation Network
                                                                                                                                                                        Lifelong Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Through these alliances the Pavilion
                                                                                                                                                                        Adult, Senior Class Programs and Visitations served 578 individuals through a complement of 53 classes.
 Education lies at the core of the Butterfly Pavilion’s mission. Youth Education, Lifelong Learning,                                                                                                                                                                                  participated in wildlife inventory and
 and Volunteer departments play a vital role in teaching students and residents of the SCFD and the broader                                                             Senior Outreach programs served 1,260 seniors and included collaboration with the Horticulture                habitat restoration and preservation.
 community about the importance of invertebrates and their conservation.                                                                                                Department, Pavilion Volunteers and Master Gardeners of Colorado to build Habitat Gardens at six senior
                                                                                                                                                                        centers in metro Denver.
 Youth Education
                                                                                                                                                                        Bug Talks, the free visitor program held on-site at the Butterfly Pavilion, provided an added educational
 During the 2004/2005 school year, the Pavilion educated nearly 37,000 students. We continue to successfully meet the curricular needs of
                                                                                                                                                                        opportunity to over 2,750 visitors throughout the summer and holiday months.
 Colorado’s school systems by providing state content standards-based educational presentations. The Pavilion’s new 13,000 square foot addition
 fills the need for increased classroom space for the ever-growing children’s education program.                                                                        In partnership with Colorado School of Mines, seven Teacher Enrichment Workshops trained 114 educators
                                                                                                                                                                        about the techniques of implementing standards-based interdisciplinary invertebrate curriculum.
 The Pavilion hosted eight successful summertime Discovery Camps for children. The children, through an adventurous experience, learned of
 invertebrate life and their importance to the environment.                                                                                                             Our first annual Insectival was held in July and included family-oriented activities and classroom programs
                                                                                                                                                                        through collaborations with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Denver Audubon Society and the
 2004/2005 was a successful year for Butterfly Pavilion Youth Outreach Programs: Flutterby, Miss Muffet Story Time, No Bones About Them and
                                                                                                                                                                        Bioblitz program.
 Summer Bug Safari. These programs served 7,705 students—an increase of 14 % over 2003/2004!
 Education added three new outreach programs:                                                                                                                           Volunteer Programs
  • Don’t Bug Me addresses 4th and 5th grade curricula including habitat and food web discovery                                                                         In 2005, our volunteer force increased by 42%. The year culminated with a cadre of 105 volunteers
  • Butterflies and Blooms addresses 2nd – 5th grade curricula including life cycles and plant and animal interactions                                                  —an increase of 31 volunteers from the previous year. The volunteers worked over 9,100 hours valued
                                                                                                                                                                        at $163,891 by federal standards.
  • Bug Bites addresses K – 12th grade curricula including the global importance of insects and cultural implications
    such as the consumption of insects                                                                                                                                  Ten-year volunteers were honored for their dedicated and stalwart service. Seven trees, one for each                            A total of 200,000 people,




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             DEC 1996
                                                                                                                                                                        volunteer, were planted near the Pavilion’s northwest corner.                                                                   including 20,000 school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        students, visit during the




                                                                                                                         DEC 1995
                                                                                                                                    The Pavilion meets twelve-                                                                                                                                          first year of business.
                                              The Butterfly Pavilion opens                                                          month attendance goals within
                                   JUL 1995




                                              its doors with the distinction of                                                     its first six months of business,
                                              being the nation’s first stand-                                                       serving 100,000 people.
                                              alone invertibrate zoo.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The Butterfly Pavilion’s 10 Year Anniversary                        
curatorial                                                                                                                                                    Curatorial Highlights
                                                                                                                                                              The Butterfly Pavilion became the first zoo in the United States to import
                                                                                                                                                              and exhibit butterfly pupae from China. In partnership with Captain Company,
                                                                                                                                                              a butterfly farm located in Guangzhou, China, the Pavilion imported 13
                                                                                                                                                              Chinese species during 2005.
                                                                                                                                                              The Curatorial Department documented the hatching of nearly 1,000 Curly Hair
                                                                                                                                                              Tarantula spiderlings, Brachypelma albopilosum, heralding the Pavilion’s first
                                                                                                                                                              successful breeding of this species. The Curly Hair, now protected under the
                                                                                                                                                              Convention on International Trade and Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna
                                                                                                                                                              (CITES), has been widely over-harvested from its home in the tropical rainforests of Central America.
    Butterflies and other animals at the Butterfly Pavilion are the zoological masterpieces of nature that                                                    This captive breeding provides the Pavilion with the opportunity to educate its visitors and the public
    are at the core of the Pavilion’s full-immersion experiential education program. Thousands of animals                                                     about responsible purchasing habits as they pertain to endangered species.
    are husbanded by the curatorial staff, a group of superb scientists, who apply their knowledge, skills
    and abilities to the maintenance of our splendid collection. The curatorial staff and dedicated volunteers                                                In addition to maintaining on-site exhibitions, the Curatorial Department cared for and provided a selection
    are a significant element contributing to a quality visitor experience.                                                                                   of live invertebrates for 403 educational classes, 151 University of Colorado’s Bug Mobile outreach
                                                                                                                                                              programs, 182 Butterfly Pavilion-sponsored outreach programs, and 101 birthday party presentations.                       The Butterfly Pavilion achieves




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             DEC 1997
    In 2005, the Curatorial Department maintained collaborations with other invertebrate research facilities and zoos across the                                                                                                                                                        status as the fastest growing
    country and exchanged information and animals with the Philadelphia Insectarium, Roger Williams Park Zoo and Denver Museum                                Mentoring and shadow programs were implemented to teach K – 12th grade students about careers                             cultural attraction in Denver
    of Nature and Science. Other partnerships include Colorado Reptile Humane Society and the South Padre Island Nature Center.                               in entomology. High school-aged participants worked in partnership with the department to create                          (number of visitors served).
                                                                                                                                                              information booklets for the Pavilion’s volunteer corps, providing them with an abundance of facts
    The Pavilion’s Scientific Advisory Board continues to provide advice and direction to the curatorial team in the areas of exhibit                         about our animals, exhibits and invertebrates in general.
    development, staffing and program enhancements.
                                                                                                                                                              The Pavilion imported 35,250 butterfly pupae during 2005.


                                                                                                                        Ask Artie, a cartoon character




                                                                                                             JUN 1997
                                                                                                                        depicting a yet-to-be discovered
                                                                                                                        tropical species, was created to
                                                                                                                        facilitate interactive question and
                                                                                                                        answer sessions with kids.
        JAN 1997




                   The Bugmobile program is launched in
                   partnership with the University of Colorado
                   Science School, providing invertebrate life
                   science education in K-12 classrooms.




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horticulture                                                                                                                                                                     Horticulture outreach included educational exhibits at horticultural trade shows, presentations to various gardening
                                                                                                                                                                                 groups, onsite summer Bug Talks and teacher workshops, and a two-day class on Ecosystems and Plant and Animal
                                                                                                                                                                                 Adaptations at Huron Middle School that served over 200 seventh grade students.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Senior Butterfly Gardening programs served a record number of senior centers. A total of six habitat gardens were
                                                                                                                                                                                 created with the help of ten volunteers. The following senior centers benefited from the program:
                                                                                                                                                                                      Alterra Sterling House, Arvada                   Autumn Heights, Denver
                                                                                                                                                                                      Learning Services, Lakewood                      Atria Inn, Lakewood
                                                                                                                                                                                      Mary Sandoe Assisted Living, Boulder             Christopher House, Wheat Ridge

    The staff of the Horticulture Department plays the critical role of keeping our plants in the Conservatory and on our                                                        With the goal of enhancing the Pavilion’s commitment to its conservation mission, Horticulture established and
    grounds healthy and beautiful. The plants serve as nectar sources for butterflies and provide a lush, vibrant and verdant                                                    maintained a number of exciting partnerships during 2005 including:
    setting for visitors. A careful balance of quality and type of plant must be maintained to ensure that we meet the unique                                                     • Registered the Butterfly Pavilion as a participant of the Botanic Garden Conservation International’s (BGCI)
    nutritional requirements of butterflies in our indoor and outdoor gardens.                                                                                                      International Agenda for Botanic Gardens in Conservation in support of plant conservation, environmental
                                                                                                                                                                                    awareness, and sustainable development in January 2005. As a participant, our plant conservation work will
    Horticultural Highlights
                                                                                                                                                                                    meet the targets of the North American Botanic Garden Strategy for Plant Conservation.
    The 4th Annual Plant Sale featured plants donated by Tagawa Greenhouses, Inc. and raised over $2,200 for horticultural programs.
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Enrolled the Butterfly Pavilion as a collaborator with the Partners for Colorado Native Plants (PCNP). One of the
    Grants of $5,000 from Jefferson County Open Space Conservation Trust Fund, $4,000 from SCFD discretionary funds and $4,000 from the                                             PCNP projects that the Butterfly Pavilion was involved in is the Rare Orchid Monitoring Project that annually
    Association of Zoological Horticulture were received to complete Phase 2 of the Pavilion’s Big Dry Creek Nature Trail Shortgrass Prairie                                        monitors Colorado’s population of four native rare orchid species. The Pavilion received a $3,500 conservation
    Restoration project. Key aspects of Phase 2 include weed control, soil testing, planting shrubs and perennials, and ordering grass and forb                                     grant from the Association of Zoological Horticulture for the execution of this project during 2006.
    seeds to be sown in April 2006.
                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Pavilion became a non-governmental signatory to the Plant Conservation Alliance (PCA), a consortium of
    Preliminary designs for an outdoor Discovery Garden were completed in partnership with Front Range Community College landscape                                                  ten federal agencies and 230 non-governmental cooperators working to protect native plants by enhancing,
    design instructors and students, and from these, a concept plan was developed.                                                                                                  maintaining, and restoring their populations and communities. As a PCA cooperating organization, we will serve
    Conservatory and outdoor garden exhibits were further enhanced through the addition of plant identification labels to help visitors                                             as a member of the World Conservation Union’s (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC), participating in the
    easily identify the various plant species.                                                                                                                                      North American Plant Specialist Group.
                                                                                                                                                                                  • In collaboration with the Plant Conservation Alliance’s Medicinal Plant Working Group, Denver Botanic Gardens
                                                                                                                                                                                    and Garden Clubs of America, the Pavilion participated in a native medicinal plant Osha (Ligusticum porteri)                   The Pavilion hosts the 1st Annual




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        JUN 1999
                                                                                                                                                                                    monitoring project in the Rio Grande National Forest.                                                                          Plant Sale in partnership with
                                                                                                                                      Adventure in Your Own Backyard a




                                                                                                                           FEB 1999
                                             Administrative offices were converted                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Channel 7. Proceeds benefiting the
                                                                                                                                      collaboration with Celestial Seasonings,
                                  AUG 1998




                                             to a new exhibition space called                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pavilion’s Horticulture program.
                                                                                                                                      Leaning Tree, and the Arvada Center
                                             The Water’s Edge, featuring live sea                                                     educates kids about local invertebrates
                                             creatures from the Atlantic and Pacific                                                  and conservation.
                                             coasts that visitors can touch.

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membership                                                                                                                                                      Individual Memberships
                                                                                                                                                                All memberships receive the
                                                                                                                                                                following benefits:
                                                                                                                                                                •

                                                                                                                                                                •
                                                                                                                                                                    Free admission for one year
                                                                                                                                                                    Personalized membership cards
                                                                                                                                                                                                          BASIC MEMBERSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                                          $0/year—Senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Admits one cardholder over the age of 62
                                                                                                                                                                                                          $5/year—Individual
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Admits one cardholder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PATRON MEMBERSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $00/year—Lacewing (formerly Sustaining)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Family level benefits plus:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2 additional guest passes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Listing in Flutterings
                                                                                                                                                                    3 guest admission passes                                                                           Entry to Spring Gardening for Butterflies
                                                                                                                                                                •                                         $5/year—Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Admits two cardholders                                    Behind-the-scenes tour
                                                                                                                                                                •   Subscription to Flutterings, our
                                                                                                                                                                    member newsletter                          Admits children/grandchildren living in the          $250/year—Malachite
    The Pavilion’s membership is a vital source of support for our organization. By investing in a membership, members have chosen                              •   10% discount at the gift store             same household under the age of 18 years                Lacewing level benefits plus:
    to invest in the future of our facility. During 2005, our membership reached 3000 and new members increased by 12%.                                                                                        up to 6 children per membership.                        Free entry to Fall Harvest Cookoff
                                                                                                                                                                •   10% discount on birthday parties,
    Also in 2005, the Pavilion unveiled a new membership program that included business memberships, enhanced benefits and a wider                                  facility rentals, educational camps        Add an additional child for $5/child.                $500/year—Swallowtail
    selection of giving opportunities as follows:                                                                                                                   and classes                                Add a Nanny Card for an additional $10/card             Malachite level benefits plus:
                                                                                                                                                                •   Reciprocal membership with                 Plus One alternative—admits one cardholder              Listing in Annual Report
                                                                                                                                                                    participating zoos around the US           plus any additional adult guest                         Entry to Members’ Day Off
    Business Memberships
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $000/year—Morpho
    All Business Memberships receive the                   $00/year—Standard                                      $000/year—Premier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Swallowtail level benefits plus:
    following benefits:                                       6 guest passes                                          12 guest passes                                                                                                                                  VIP status at lecture series
    •   Free admission for one year                                                                                   8 passes to Business Networking Night
                                                           $250/year—Classic
                                                                                                                      Listing on the website
    •   Two business membership cards*                        8 guest passes                                          Educational seminar for up to 20 people
        admitting two individuals on each card                4 passes to Business Networking Night                   Listing in Annual Report
    •   Subscription to Flutterings,                       $500/year—Elite                                         $2500+/year—Executive
        our member newsletter                                 12 guest passes                                         15 guest passes
    •   Listing in our member newsletter                      6 passes to Business Networking Night                   Logo on back of Flutterings                                                                                                                               In partnership with the Colorado
        (mailed to all members)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 School of Mines, the Pavilion




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     FEB 2002
                                                              Listing in Annual Report                                10 passes to Business Networking Night
                                                                                                                      Logo on the website                                                                                                                                       offers accredited teacher enrichment
    •   Discount on room or facility rental for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The carnivorous plant exhibit is                         courses that serve over 70 metro




                                                                                                                                                                                                            APR 2001
        events or meetings                                                                                            Educational seminar for up to 40 people
                                                                                                                      Listing in Annual Report                                                                         installed in the conservatory, featuring                 area educators with invertebrate
    *Business membership replacement cards are $10 each.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Venu Flytraps, American and Tropical                     and science interpretation curricula.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Pitcher Plants, Sundews, Butterworts
                                                                                                  Two new education outreach pro-
                                                                                       MAR 2000




                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and Bladderworts.
                                                                                                  grams were developed, bringing the
                                                                                                  wonders of metamorphosis to pre-
                                                                                                  school through 2nd graders as well
                                                                                                  as seniors in adult care facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Butterfly Pavilion’s 10 Year Anniversary                      
financials
                                                                                                                                                        Rocky Mountain Butterfly Consortium Statement Of Activities For The Year Ended
                                                                                                                                                        December 31,2005 (with comparative totals for 2004)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2005           200
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Temporarily      Permanently
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Unrestricted    Restricted        Restricted          Total          Total
                                                                                                                                                        Revenue and other support
                                                                                                                                                        Admissions                              $1,020,073      $        -        $         -   $1,020,073     $1,096,331
                                                                                                                                                        Museum store revenue/
                                                                                                                                                        concessions                               576,897             -                     -     576,897        609,713
                                                                                                                                                        SCFD                                      503,051       55,895                      -     558,946        516,061
                                                                                                                                                        Insurance settlements (Note 8)            196,613             -                     -     196,613               -
                                                                                                                                                        Memberships                               120,179             -                     -     120,179        105,569
                                                                                                                                                        Program fees                              104,503             -                     -     104,503         64,322
                                                                                                                                                        Donations                                  39,893       12,728                14,758       67,379         53,590
                                                                                                                                                        Investment income                          12,889             -                  629       13,518          6,458
                                                                                                                                                        Other contracts                             7,869             -                     -       7,869          8,294
                                                                                                                                                        Other                                       8,006             -                     -       8,006         13,395
                                                                                                                                                        In-kind contributions (Note 9)             13,434             -                     -      13,434          3,450
    Rocky Mountain Butterfly Consortium Statement                                                                                                       Net assets released
    of Financial Position December 31, 2005 (with comparative totals for 2004)                                                                          from restrictions (Note 10)                 79,705      (79,705)                    -             -              -
                                                                                                                                                        Total revenue and other support          2,683,112      (11,082)              15,387     2,687,417      2,477,183
    Assets                                                        2005          200    Liabilities and Net Assets                 2005         200    Expenses
    Cash and cash equivalents                                                           Liabilities                                                     Program services
    —unrestricted                                           $ 238,370     $ 391,128      Accounts payable                  $      76,591   $   65,997     Admissions/Museum store                  622,433                   -              -      622,433        574,546
    Cash and cash equivalents                                                            Accrued payroll costs                    31,906       25,395     Curatorial and invertebrate science      405,358                   -              -      405,358        390,783
    —temporarily and permanently restricted                     36,733        55,365                                                                      Education                                305,935                   -              -      305,935        288,807
                                                                                         Deferred memberships                     68,576       53,596
    Accounts and grants receivable                               5,127         2,066                                                                      Pavilion facility operations             258,845                   -              -      258,845        195,763
                                                                                         Bonds payable (Note 5)                2,276,584    2,679,213
    Pledges receivable                                             460         7,550                                                                      Horticulture                             213,951                   -              -      213,951        186,227
                                                                                        Total liabilities                      2,453,657    2,824,201
    Prepaid expenses                                                  -          161                                                                      Pavilion volunteer support                66,866                   -              -       66,866         37,640
                                                                                        Net Assets
    Inventory                                                  128,421        93,396                                                                    Total program services                   1,873,388                   -              -    1,873,388      1,673,766
                                                                                        Unrestricted
    Investments for bond repayment (Note 3)                    410,160       207,325                                                                    Supporting services
                                                                                         Operating                            673,171         410,370
    Net property and equipment (Note 4)                      4,503,608     4,664,185                                                                      Administration                           248,544                   -              -      248,544        268,277
                                                                                         Net investment in fixed assets     2,215,024       2,192,297
    Amortized bond issuance costs                               55,706        68,607                                                                      Marketing and promotion                  202,600                   -              -      202,600        217,008
                                                                                        Temporarily restricted (Note 6)        36,733          47,815
    Beneficial interest of assets held by others (Note 7)       30,487              -                                                                     Fundraising                               73,052                   -              -       73,052        115,457
                                                                                        Permanently restricted (Note 7)        30,487          15,100
    Total assets                                            $5,0,02    $5,,                                                                    Total supporting services                  524,196                   -              -      524,196        600,742
                                                                                        Total net assets                    2,955,415       2,665,582
                                                                                        Total liabilities and net assets   $5,0,02      $5,,   Total expense                            2,,5                   -              -    2,,5      2,2,50

                                                                                                                                                        Change in net assets                       285,528      (11,082)           15,387          289,833        202,675
                                                                                                                                                        Net assets, beginning of year            2,02,       ,5            5,00        2,5,52      2,2,0
                                                                                                                                                        Net assets, end of year                 $2,,5      $,           $0,       $2,55,5     $2,5,52




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Butterfly Pavilion’s 10 Year Anniversary   
thank you                                                                                                                                                            Justin Deines
                                                                                                                                                                     Maintenance
                                                                                                                                                                     Kim DeLashmit
                                                                                                                                                                     Marketing Director
                                                                                                                                                                     John Donovan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Alejandro Marquez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sales Associate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tanya Merezko
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Youth Education Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dee Pierce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Patrick Tennyson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Education Director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Diana Toney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Custodian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  John Tyler
                                                                                                                                                                     Fund Development Director                       Sales Associate                              Zookeeper
                                                                                                                                                                     Greg Ehlinger                                   Kris Pohl                                    Kimberly Urish
                                                                                                                                                                     Gardener                                        Volunteer Coordinator                        Membership Coordinator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     & Adult Education Specialist
     Staff                                            Julie Abbott                  Robert J. Bonacci                                                                Dave Ennis                                                                                   Karen Vitco
     The Butterfly Pavilion is a                      Birthday Party Ambassador     President & CEO                                                                  Adult Outreach Instructor                       Amber Presti                                 Zookeeper
     multifaceted educational institute,                                                                                                                                                                             Receptionist
                                                      Michelle Baird                Mary Broughall                                                                   Heidi Freiburger                                                                             Kevin Vitco
     and its operations require the                   Sales Associate               Zookeeper                                                                        Youth Education Intern & Zookeeper              Denise Price                                 Zookeeper
     efforts of a talented, passionate and                                                                                                                                                                           Education Assistant
                                                      Jessica Bell                  Nichole Bushman                                                                  Ardith Gardner                                                                               John Watts
     dedicated staff. Their commitment                                                                                                                                                                               & Youth Outreach Instructor
                                                      Sales Associate               Admissions, Retail & Operations Manager                                          Youth & Adult Outreach Instructor                                                            Curator
     to the mission and vision of our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dick Pulhamus
     organization bring life and vitality to          Nicole Bickford               Mary Ann Colley                                                                  Melissa Hurley                                                                               Laura West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Zookeeper
     our programs.                                    Youth Education Coordinator   Curatorial Supervisor                                                            Shrunk! Interpreter                                                                          Youth Outreach Instructor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Jen Ramirez
                                                                                                                                                                     Sarada Krishnan                                                                              Amy Yarger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sales Associate
                                                                                                                                                                     Horticulture Director                                                                        Horticulture Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lisa Schiller                                & Adult Outreach Instructor
                                                                                                                                                                     Leandra Lipson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sales Associate
                                                                                                                                                                     Special Events Coordinator




                                                                                                     MAR 2002
                                                                                                                Antics, the first traveling exhibit hosted by the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Constantine Sileki
                                                                                                                Pavilion features hundreds of thousands of ants      Marilyn “Mick” Love                                                                                                                   Construction begins on a 13,000




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                MAR 2003
                                                                                                                in a setting that allows visitors to see the feed-                                                   Custodian                                                                             square-foot addition that will
                                                                                                                                                                     Sales Associate
                                                                                                                ing, rearing and defensive behaviors of ants.                                                                                                                                              include four new classrooms,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           administrative offices and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           new exhibition space.
                                 The Pavilion’s first book, Morpha,




                                                                                                                                                                                                          MAR 2003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Butterfly Gardening: A Guide for
                      JUN 2002




                                 A Rainforest Story is published. This                                                                                                                                                Colorado Gardeners, written by the
                                 story of a butterfly’s journey through                                                                                                                                               Pavilion’s Horticulture Director, Sarada
                                 the Costa Rican rainforest was endorsed                                                                                                                                              Krishnan, was published.
                                 by Dr. Jane Goodall and included class-
                                 room resources for teachers.
0                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Butterfly Pavilion’s 10th Year Anniversary                          
                                                                                                                                                                     2005 Board Of Directors
                                                                                                                                                                     Mindy Meiklejohn                       Glenda Barry                    Mary Ross
                                                                                                                                                                     Chair                                  Carolyn Cox                     Chris Wera
     Volunteers (by hours 1994 – 2005)                                                                                                                                                                      Mary Dambman                    Chalmer William West
                                                                                                                                                                     Randy Robida
     The dedication of our volunteer corps is essential to our visitor’s experience. From assisting guests with holding Rosie,                                                                              Larry Dubois                    Robert Bonacci
                                                                                                                                                                     Vice Chair
     our Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula, to teaching youth education classes or answering questions in our Conservatory, these                                                                                 Andrea Forrest
                                                                                                                                                                     Loretta Cawelti                        Harold Lutz
     individuals are critical to the daily operations of our facility. We thank them for their generosity, enthusiasm and talents.
                                                                                                                                                                     Treasurer                              Pauline Madrid-Johnson
     5,000 +                          David Sherman                    Moira Jones                           Sylene Goodwin                  Lorraine Montoya        John Self                              Ivy Malden
     Warren Fair                      Kathy Shofner                    Anita Liuzzi                          Cathy Gray                      Reta Mounger            Secretary                              Carole Pool
     Fred Linck                       John Shofner                     Shirley McConnell                     Peggy Guy                       Thao Nguyen
     1,000 – 4,999
                                      William Vickers                  Amanda Noland                         Dana Hayward                    Lauren Perdue           Scientific Advisory Board
                                                                       Kara O’Dell                           Rachel Hill                     Kate Perkins            Paula E. Cushing, Ph.D.                James E. Klett, Ph.D.           Boris C. Kondratieff, Ph.D.
     Austin Brown                     100 – 499
                                                                       Lynn Riley                            Robb Hinds                      Kathy Raaf              Curator of Entomology & Arachnology    Department of Horticulture      Department of Bio-Agriculture
     Annemarie Garza                  Kathryn Archer
                                                                       Sherry Rubinstein                     John Hoyman                     Nicole Rice             Denver Museum of Nature & Science      & Landscape Architecture        Sciences and Pest Management
     Francis Haas                     Elizabeth Archer
                                                                       Sherry Ruby                           Catherine Hurst                 Matt Roberts                                                   Colorado State University       Colorado State University
     Lora Kreutzer                    Paul Bay
                                                                       Andrea Shelby                         Tina Janda                      Christine Santistevan   Deane Bowers, Ph.D.
     Dee Lidvall                      Samantha Bonelli
                                                                       Jo Smith                              Patricia Kaowthumrong           Teri Schuch             Professor and Curator of Entomology,   Paul A. Opler, Ph.D.            Derek A. McCracken, Ph.D.
     Ernest Merkel                    Mary Broughall                                                                                                                                                        Department of Bio-Agriculture
                                                                       Donalyn White                         Laura Kellogg                   Christina Sisler        University Museum                                                      Retired Associated Professor
     Barbara Portz                    Ashley Bruno                                                                                                                   University of Colorado                 Sciences and Pest Management    of Biological Sciences
                                                                       Fred Yahrling                         Micki Kemper                    Brit Spangler
     Mike Sipes                       Eloise Cook                                                                                                                                                           Colorado State University       Illinois State University
                                                                                                             Bunny Kleinhenz                 Beau Spangler
     Kenneth Williams                 Joann Dawe                       99 and fewer hours
                                                                                                             Seneca Kristjonsdottir          Stephanie Szostek
     500 – 999
                                      Keila Deitz                      Ashley Bass                                                                                   In-Kind Contributors
                                                                                                             Eddie Lapera                    Preston Villumsen
                                      Ross Echtermeyer                 Mary Lou Beitel                                                                               Acoustic Soul                          Mr. Mathew McFarren             Tagawa Greenhouses, Inc.
     Ann Brown                                                                                               Victoria Lapera                 Barbara Wagner
                                      Jo Ann Ellerbrock                Grace Canles                                                                                  Coca Cola Bottling Company             NuVintage Auto                  Tires Plus, Westminster
     Alice Doyle                                                                                             Allison Leech                   Evan Wagner
                                      David Ennis                      Kristy Cole                                                                                   Fixler Davis                           Panera Bread Company            Total Beverage
     Cathy Fennelly                                                                                          Sandra Lins                     Cindy Weisskopf
                                      Gary Gagnon                      Yolanda Cole                                                                                  The Food Guy                           Prime Time for Seniors          The Traveling Wine Consultant
     Richard Jarboe                                                                                          Brandon Ludwick                 Ginger Wetzbarger
                                      Ardy Gardner                     Susan Dickenson                                                                               Green Spot, Inc.                       RMI Plastics                    Wild Oats Natural Marketplace,
     Nancy Jessee                                                                                            Goldie Mariola-Gill             Judith Wilbourn
                                      Alex Gray                        Gloria Eshelbrenner                                                                           Grand Visuals                          Rocky Mountain Flute Choir      Westminster
     Derek McCracken                                                                                         Jessica McCloskey               Lauren Young                                                                                                                               Record-setting rains flood Big Dry




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             JUL 2004
                                      Virginia Hokenson                Katie Feldman                                                                                 Grindstone Graphics                    Romano’s Macaroni Grill         John & Cheryl Williams
     Carol McCracken                                                                                         Kathleen Meyers                                                                                                                                                            Creek pushing the waterline within
                                      Brandon Idelberger               Ashley Franco                                                                                 J.A. Balistreri Vineyards              Sam’s Club, Thornton            Mr. Rob Wivchar                             feet of the Nature Trail and filling
     Jo Ann Moore
                                                                                                                                                                     Jubilant Bridge                        Ms. Lynn Schneider                                                          the entire basin to a 3.5-foot level.
                                                                                                                                                                     Lifestyles Catering                    Six Flags Elitch Gardens
                                                                                                            Shrunk! opens in the Pavilion’s new wing, featuring
                                                                                                 FEB 2004




                                                                                                            giant animatronic bugs in an eye-popping exhibit
                                                                                                            that teaches visitors about what it might feel like to
                                                                                                            be the size of an insect.
2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Butterfly Pavilion’s 10 Year Anniversary                               
     SCFD
     The Butterfly Pavilion receives funds from the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). In 1988, voters in the Denver metro area
     created SCFD to provide a consistent source of unrestricted funding to scientific and cultural organizations. Since then, the SCFD has                           Grantors                                   2005 Patron-level Donors
     funded over 300 organizations via the 0.1% retail sales and use tax (one penny on every $10). Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield,                              Association of Zoological                  $100 +                          Woody C. Laughlin                      Paul Sanzo
     Denver, Douglas and Jefferson are the seven counties that comprise the district.                                                                                 & Horticulture Conservation                Al Mutawa Nassrin               Donna Lawson                           & Maureen O’Mara-Sanzo
     Dee Lidvall Education Endowment 2005                                                                                                                             Jefferson County Conservation Trust Fund   Pat & Tim Beauchamp             Bryan Lees & Kathryn Lees              Erin Arsenault & Miriam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ms. Sybil B. Burger             Robert Manzares                        Saunders
     Mary Dambman                            John P. Donovan                                Mark Toussaint                           Andrea & Christopher Forrest     LMC Community Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. and Ms. David Burke         & Ms. Virginia Temmer                  Phillip & Jane Schein
     Harold Lutz                             Larry & Lori Dubois                            John Watts                               LMC Community Foundation         Richard C. Goldstein Private Foundation    Mary & Stephen Chady            Charles & Lee Mills                    Allen E. & Yvette Stanley
     Pauline Madrid-Johnson                  Francis X. & Carol M. Haas                     Lee Weisbard                             Maxim Healthcare Services
                                                                                                                                                                      Target Stores                              Kendall Gelner & Dianne Kueck   Anita Colin & Donald Mock              Audrey E. Vaseen
     Ivy Malden                              Heritage Bank                                  James & Janice Wells                     The Nice Group at Smith Barney
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ernest Allen & Elena Guzman     Scott & Jeanne Nelson                  Cindi & John Viola
     Carole Pool                             JLS Properties                                                                          Carole D. & Bill Pool            Wal-Mart Supercenter, Lakewood
                                                                                            $250+                                                                                                                Jeff Hall                       Robert C. & Judi S. Newman             Molly & Merle Waterman
     Mary Ross                               Randy Kite                                                                              Patrick & Terry Tennyson
                                                                                            Lee Architects/Interior Designers                                                                                    Ron & Sharon Harris             John J. & Julia K. Rampe               Carol Wolf & Mr. Bill Havu
     Chalmer William West                    Chick & Lanelle Lee                                                                     Chris Wera & Alison Wera Smith
                                                                                            Kent Stevinson                                                                                                       Mr. H. Michael Hayes            Sandra K. Ringsby-Sandidge
                                             Maurice’s - Northglenn & Parker                                                         Mr. and Mrs. Donald White                                                                                                                          $500+
     $100 +                                                                                 Chalmer William & Judy West                                                                                          Thomas E. & Tamara J. Jorden    & Robert E. Sandidge
                                             J.B. Mckoy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Glenda & Odell Barry
     The Bickard Group, Inc                                                                                                                                                                                      Lewis & Barbara Keenan          David Penn & Janna Robinett
                                             Larry & Nancy McNally                          $500+
     Chad & Renee Bell
                                             David & Sandy Paul                             Brown & Brown Insurance
     Vince & Mary Jo Boryla
                                             Sugi & Jim Randall                             Calcon Constructors
     Bob & Shirley Briggs
                                             Rosalie Schreiber                              Loretta & Don Cawelti
     Robert & Carol Clarke
                                             John Self                                      Carolyn & Cal Cox
     Frances J. & John R. Coet
                                             Janine Smith                                   City of Westminster
     Mary Ann Colley                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bug-a-boo, the Pavilion’s members-only Halloween




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       OCT 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  festival was offered to the general public for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  first time. The facility saw record attendance on
                                                                                            The Pavilion celebrates 10 years of operation with                                                                                                                                    this weekend, marking the success of another
                                                                                 JUL 2005




                                                                                            its first annual Insectival a family event highlighting                                                                                                                               educational community program.
                                                                                            aspects of our education programming, including
                                                                                            cockroach races, butterfly gardening, bug tasting
                                                                                            and bug safaris.



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