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Symbolic Butterflies are Landing!
Migration Update: April 21, 2006
50,000 Symbolic Butterflies will begin the final leg of their journey
home this Saturday, Earth Day. How fitting that the mailboxes across
North America will be filled with these symbols of conservation and
international cooperation. Plan to watch your mailbox next week for
Me! I'll Show You How to Use The NEW Map!
set up a NEW map to help you find your butterflies... Find out how
simple it is to report the butterflies you received and find the
ones you sent!
Monarchs Now in Mexico!
Nearly 55,000 Symbolic Monarchs are now in the monarch sanctuary
region, deep in central Mexico. We're busy finding winter homes
for ocassional updates during the spring Journey North program.
Symbolic Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: December 9, 2005
The journey south is complete! Your symbolic monarch butterflies have now
safely arrived in Mexico. Find out how many days, hours and minutes it
took, AND how many butterflies actually made the trip. Think about conservation
and the importance of thinking small (with big thoughts). Learn about your
generous contributions to the MBSF. And, take a look at life in the Sanctuary
region as seen through the eyes of the children and families who live there.
Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: November 22, 2005
Your butterflies are on their way to Mexico! They journey south began Tuesday,
Nov. 22, at 4:58 CST! When will they reach Angangueo? How many are traveling
this year? Students are anxiously waiting to open each box to share your
messages of good will. Research more about the MBSF and why your contributions
can make a difference for the monarchs and their human neighbors in Mexico.
And, visit the galleries to see more of your amazing paper butterflies!
Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: November 4, 2005
Over the next few weeks, we'll continue opening envelopes from each and
every class, mixing butterflies sent from students across the U.S and Canada.
As we prepare them for their journey into the mountains of Mexico we took
out our cameras to capture some of the many amazing works of art you have
created to honor the monarch butterfly’s migration. Visit the Symbolic
Migration Art Gallery in this week’s update!
Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: October 28, 2005
Get ready to ooooh and aaaaah over the pictures of just a sampling of your
beautiful butterflies that have landed at the staging area at the Journey
North headquarters. See what's involved with getting your butterflies to
the sanctuary areas in Mexico. Find out how you can become an ambassador
representing the monarchs in their long and perilous migration each year.
And mark your calendars for the next news from Journey North.
Symbolic Monarch Migration Reminder: September 30, 2005
Just as live monarchs are gathering for their migration south the symbolic
monarchs are staging at the Journey North headquarters. Get
out your calendars: This year’s Postmark Deadline is October 14. Check
off the steps to a successful Symbolic Migration, and learn about how YOU
can help the monarchs in the Mexico Sanctuaries.
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