Symbolic Migration Timeline


Before October 11, 2013

Join the celebration! See Teacher Packet for step-by-step instructions.

By October 11, 2013

Mail your Symbolic Butterfly by October 11, 2013. Sorry, no exceptions!

Report to Fall Symbolic Migration map after you send your butterfly on its journey. Your class will appear on the map and you contact other classrooms in North America.

November 2013

Follow your Symbolic Monarchs's journey to Mexico! Stay informed with the Symbolic Migration News.

Winter 2013-2014

Learn about the Monarch's winter home in Mexico:

Pictures of students receiving the symbolic butterflies will be posted February 15, 2014.

Explore Life in the Monarch Sanctuary Region for videos, photos and bilingual stories.

April 2014

Watch your mailbox! Butterflies will arrive the week of April 21, 2014.

Report to Spring Symbolic Migration map as soon as you receive a return butterfly in the spring. Teachers: Be sure to make time for this important step! Children will be depending on you to find out where their own butterflies landed.