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Consuelo Fernández Albarrán Elementary

The 21st annual Symbolic Monarch Butterfly Migration is now underway. Over 60,000 students in the United States and Canada created symbolic butterflies and sent them to Mexico for the winter. Children in Mexico who live beside the monarch's winter sanctuaries protect the butterflies and send them north in the spring.

Symbolic Migration News


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Make a Classroom Butterfly
September 12, 2016

Create a classroom butterfly that will unite your classroom in Monarch conservation with students in Mexico and Canada.

Connecting Across Borders
October 3, 2016

Classrooms from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are united by the monarch.

Butterflies Carry Messages
November 3, 2016

Ambassador butterflies carry wishes of goodwill for the Monarch. Let's take a peek at some of them.

butterfly children receive symbolic monarchs in Mexico  

Meet the Ambassadors
November 21, 2016

Ambassador butterflies have arrived in Mexico! Visit the participation list and gallery to see the butterflies carrying messages of friendship and goodwill for the Monarch.

Symbolic Monarchs in Mexico
January 12, 2016

Estela receives butterflies from the north and begins her visits to the local schools. Read her news.


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