Monarch Migration on Sept. 20

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Monarch Migration
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cache River Wetlands Center, Hwy 37 near Karnak

The orange and black monarch butterfly migrates up to 2500 miles from various North American sites to central Mexico for the winter. Monarch Watch has been tagging and monitoring migrating monarchs since 1992.  Learn about the monarch’s life habits and their journey to Mexico and back. The rest of the day will be spent capturing and tagging butterflies for the Monarch Watch program.

For more information, call the Cache River Wetlands Center at 618-657-2064 or visit website.

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