of Returning Butterflies, Spring 2008
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May 2, 2008
Celebrate! Symbolic Butterflies are back! Students learn how to find
your 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!
2007 and Winter, 2008
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The real and symbolic monarch butterflies are migrating north from Mexico
right now. All 70,000+ are heading to Minnesota where we'll prepare them
for the final leg of their journey. Watch your mailbox for their return
by May 5th. Meanwhile, explore the photo galleries and see how the Symbolic
Monarchs spent the winter in Mexico!
Last fall, classrooms sent over $11,000 to Mexico for monarch conservation.
Two stories this week are about the work the students' donations are
supporting. The goal of both projects is to take pressure off the forest
by helping local people find new ways to live and work.
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 some monarch math: Imagine the paper butterflies
carrying these funds on their migration. How much would each carry? Learn
about the lives of the people in the sanctuary region. Practice Spanish
as you read their stories.
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 2007 Passenger List. Then
learn about the Mexican President’s special visit to the Monarch
Here at the Symbolic Butterfly Capital of the World, thousands of butterflies
are preparing for their fall journey. Learn to use the MapServer, and click
away to learn more about the 1100 classrooms that carefully crafted the
goodwill butterflies. Then set your eyes on the amazing 2007 Symbolic Butterfly
Art Galleries. Many butterflies were designed in entirely new and creative
ways! Can you find YOURS?
Get ready to ooooh and aaaaah over the 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.
a Monarch to Mexico 2007!
fall, the 12th annual "Symbolic Monarch Butterfly Migration" is
taking place across North America. Students in the United States
and Canada are creating thousands of paper butterflies that will
migrate to their counterparts in Mexico for the winter. You're
invited to join the celebration.