Sharing our passion for nature and raising awareness about conservation issues impacting our world.


Videos produced by Butler Photo

Rare Plant Citizen Science

Be a “Rare Plant Hero” by becoming a citizen scientist for Desert Botanical Garden and Tonto National Forest! Watch this video for details on joining the team!


California Biodiversity

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden's Director of Conservation, Dr. Naomi Fraga, describes her research on Monkeyflowers in the Amargosa River Basin and the biodiversity of California.


Polyploidy in Plants

Researchers are finding relationships between polyploid phlox plants and environmental characteristics. This short documentary video explains the approach to their research and preliminary findings.


Cactus Conservation

The Desert Botanical Garden in Scottsdale, Arizona plays a key role in the preservation and conservation of cacti in the Sonoran Desert and around the world. Watch this video to find out more!

The Community Farm

This video was created by Tracey Page and Michelle Butler for a Multimedia Storytelling workshop held from March 14-18, 2016 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The course was taught by Deanne Fitzmaurice and was held at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshop.

Stream Watch Monitoring Volunteers

The Delaware Nature Society Stream Watch program was established to supplement Delaware's state monitoring efforts in other locations by providing reliable baseline values for several different physical and chemical parameters.  Find out more about becoming a Stream Watch volunteer!