Butterfly Migration Update: December 8, 2006
in the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Region of Mexico
Berenices at school
paper butterflies have landed in Angangueo and are being
delivered to the schools in the sanctuary area.
Who are the children that will care for them until
their return journey back north
you could travel with the butterflies up the windy roads
to the Mexican schools. Who would
you meet there? What would it be like to visit the
students and families at their homes and schools?
We have a sampling of stories and pictures to share about
the people who live in the monarch sanctuary region. Recorded
and English, these stories tell of the personal side of monarch
conservation, as seen through the eyes of the children and families
who live in the region.
in the Sanctuary Region >>
Pull up the Spanish version of each story first. Can you read any of
the words? Study the pictures carefully, and then write a paragraph about
what you see.
High for Monarch Conservation!
A BIG thanks to all the students, teachers, individuals, clubs and associations
from across the U.S. and Canada for their many contributions and generous
support of the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation (MBSF).
total of $13,924 (U.S. dollars) was contributed
during this fall's Symbolic Monarch Migration for
conservation work in Mexico!
Of the 3,086 classrooms who participated
in the Symbolic Migration, 39.5 % sent contributions for conservation
efforts in Mexico! A total of $13,924
(U.S. dollars) was contributed during this fall's Symbolic Monarch
Migration for conservation work in Mexico!
Sharpen your pencils and try this math challenge:
In the fall of 2006, 65,565 symbolic monarchs were sent to Mexico.The
students collected a total of $13,924 (U.S. dollars) for Monarch
Much does Each Paper Butterfly Carry?
each paper butterfly carried an equal amount of conservation
money to Mexico how much would each of the 65,565 butterflies
is the FINAL Symbolic Monarch Migration Update for 2006.
be back in Spring 2007!
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