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Symbolic Migration 2015-2016

Monarch butterfly sanctuary tour.

Send a Monarch to Mexico 2015!
In the fall, over 60,000 students across the globe create symbolic butterflies and send them to Mexico. Children who live beside the monarchs' winter sanctuaries in Mexico protect the paper butterflies and return them in the spring. Join the celebration! How to participate.

Deadline is October 9, 2015



Spotting monarchs


The Symbolic Migration unites children across North America through the migration of ambassador butterflies. Each spring as the real monarchs return to the north the paper butterflies return north carrying mesages from the students in Mexico.

Archived Seasons

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