- Spring, 2010
Your return envelopes will soon be on their way back to you. Inside
them you will receive an ambassador butterfly, news from the sanctuary
area, and your "seeds of hope." Make room in your schoolyard
garden to plant your milkweed seeds. Provide food for monarchs and
hope for future monarch generations. When you receive your ambassador
butterfly report to the Spring Map!
This month's disaster in Mexico's monarch butterfly region has caused
pain and hardship for thousands. News from Angangueo tells of the
enormous amount of work to do to dig out from the flood. We have now
heard that the Symbolic Monarch butterflies we sent to Mexico—symbols
of friendship and a shared resource—were also destroyed in the
flood waters. Find out how students can support the community and
let their concerns be known.
19 , 2010
This year over 400 Journey North classrooms sent contributions of
$7,573 to support the projects and initiatives that will protect the
monarchs’ winter habitat. Learn about the Monarch Butterfly
Fund - who they are and what kinds of projects they are supporting
with your help. Then view the MBF Contributors List for 2009!
15 , 2010
Search and find your butterflies using our search engine. Then, follow
along with Estela and Melita on their wide spread travels to the schools
in the Monarch Sanctuary area. As they distribute your butterflies
the students learn about the monarch life cycle. With their camera
in hand, Estela and Melita capture the excitement of the students
as they receive your symbols of goodwill.