Symbolic Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: November 3, 2006
Muchas Mariposas! Thousands of Butterflies Now Staging in Minnesota
Greetings from the Symbolic Butterfly Capital of the World, where your butterflies are uniting butterflies sent from students across the U.S and Canada. All of your symbolic monarchs will soon travel side by side and spend the winter together. (Watch for the Passenger List in our November 22 Update.)
Symbolic Migration Art Gallery Now Open
As we are sorting and preparing your butterflies for their journey to Mexico we are amazed by the hundreds of beautiful and unique butterflies. Each one deserves recognition! Come and view a sampling posted in the Symbolic Migration 2006 Art Gallery.
Journey North's premiere art curator Mary Hosier has been busy collecting and photographing many of your butterflies for this year’s gallery. We think you'll love visiting this special exhibition of your fine artwork!
Tour the Gallery, enjoy the artwork, and see if you can find YOUR Butterfly:
The symbolic butterflies you make and send connect you to the school children in the Mexican sanctuaries. They open the door to sharing traditions and concerns between countries. We have
received news that the fall monarch migration has been completed.
arrived in El Cerrito and El Rosario Sanctuaries!
Very Special Deliveries
Inside your envelopes we found many contributions for the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation (MBSF). Your donations both large and small have served as a true gesture of appreciation to the Mexican people for caring for the butterflies.
Over the years hundreds have engaged in creative fund raising projects to send contributions for the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation (MBSF). We would like to collect and share your ideas. Here’s our start:
We'll proudly display all the names of those of you who donated, and the grand total in an upcoming report. And when the real butterflies return next spring, you'll be proud to know that you helped!
The Next Symbolic Monarch Migration Update Will be Posted on November 22, 2006.