Symbolic Migration Timeline


Before October 10, 2014

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

By October 10, 2014

Mail your Symbolic Butterfly by October 10, 2014. 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 2014

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

Winter 2014-2015

Learn about the Monarch's winter home in Mexico:

Pictures of students receiving the symbolic butterflies will be posted February 15, 2015.

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

April 2015

Watch your mailbox! Butterflies will arrive the week of April 20, 2015.

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.