of Returning Butterflies, Spring 2007
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10,000 monarchs are on the map!
Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: April 24, 2007
Celebrate! Symbolic Butterflies are back! Students learn how to watch
for your far-flying butterflies on the map. Teachers, you hold the
key for students to find their butterflies. Learn how to add your handful
to the map for others to find. Come to the Web to see some pictures
from the Journey North Symbolic Monarch headquarters!
Monarchs Now in Mexico!
Over 65,000 Symbolic Monarchs are now in the monarch sanctuary region,
deep in central Mexico. We're busy finding winter homes for them.
for occasional updates.
Symbolic Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: December 8, 2006
Learn about the lives of the people in the sanctuary region. Practice your
Spanish as you read their stories. The Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation
contributions are now tallied. Thank you for your generous support for
the programs that help conservation efforts in this region! Try monarch
math: Imagine the paper butterflies carrying these funds on their migration.
How much would each carry?
Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: November 22, 2006
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. A record numbers of symbolic butterflies made the
journey this year! See all the schools on the 2006 Passenger List. And
check out the Symbolic Art Gallery for new arrivals.
FLASH! Symbolic Monarchs Are Flying to Mexico! November 9,
In record time the Symbolic Monarchs have left their staging grounds in
MN. Traveling together in what may be the largest group ever, the butterflies
will fly safely to the monarch sanctuaries in Mexico. What route will they
take? When will they get there? How many are migrating this year? Track
and calculate to find the answers!
Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: November 3, 2006
At the staging grounds in Minnesota we are preparing your butterflies for
the journey into the mountains of Mexico. Just as the Mexican students
learn about and care for the real monarchs they will care for your butterflies
until spring. Like small treasure chests, each envelope of butterflies
we open contains amazing works of art. Visit the 2006 Symbolic Migration
Art Gallery to view a sampling of the beautiful symbolic butterflies you
Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: October 28, 2006
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 packed
for 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.
Monarch Migration Update: October 2, 2006
Your packages are already arriving at the Journey North headquarters,
just the first stop on the way to Mexico. Try your own math problems
using the butterfly numbers, and then test them on your classmates. Prepare
for the exchange by learning how your symbolic butterfly is like a tiny
ambassador carrying your friendship and interest to Mexico. Then open
your eyes and learn about our southern neighbors during Hispanic Heritage
month. And finally, what does the spirit of the monarch mean to you?