The butterfly man
For over 42 years John has harbored a passion for the love of butterflies. Come and hear John's captivating and educational story of how butterflies have shaped his life's journey.
THE BUTTERFLY MAN® John G. Powers, native of Cambridge, Ontario has spent 42 studying and researching butterflies of the world. During this time he has worked closely with collectors, entomologists, research scientists, artists and museum personnel from around the world.
His private collection which consists of over twenty thousand breathtaking specimens is shared regularly with the public through his traveling exhibits.
John's company, Flying Jewels Inc.® utilizes his natural creativity in developing unique and exquisite butterfly products.
As well, John has had the honour of presenting his butterfly creations to over 125 world famous personalities. Some of these include Her Majesty The Queen, President Ronald Reagan, President George Bush, His Holiness The Pope - John Paul II, Roger Whittaker, Steve McQueen, Ann Murray, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, Glen Loates, Michael Dumas and Dionne Warwick, to name a few.
He is the author of children's books and three world class traveling exhibitions, Flying Jewels®, The Incredible World of Bugs® and the Wings of Paradise® exhibit.
Wings of Paradise®
240 Waterloo Street North
Cambridge, Ontario Canada
Wings of Paradise is a registered trademark of John G. Powers