of Returning Butterflies, Spring 2009
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The Symbolic butterflies are now flying the final legs of their long
journeys. Soon they will arrive at your school. Your role as ambassador
for protecting this amazing butterfly is an important connection for
monarch conservation. Complete the project by going to the map and
posting a note for the creator of each butterfly that landed in your
classroom. Take a peek at the workshop at Journey North headquarters.
Your symbolic monarchs are back in MN at the staging grounds. Mark
your calendars for their arrival back to your classroom May 5, 2009.
Search by your school’s name and see your butterfly’s
winter home in Mexico. Come along to visit a school near the Sierra
Chinqua sanctuary in the winter of 2008. Photos capture the excitement
of the students as they receive your butterflies. Then visit a student’s
Take a visit to the Mexican schools where YOUR symbolic monarch clusters
were delivered last fall. View pictures of excited students receiving
the butterflies and monarch booklets. Learn how you can use the new
Symbolic Monarch search engine to locate your butterflies and see
the Mexican students who are caring for them this winter. You may
even see a student holding up YOUR butterfly!
A BIG thanks for all who contributed to raising funds for the Monarch
Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation! A total of $9,947.20 was raised through
your efforts. Please take a look at the list of contributors. While
we wait for the monarchs to return, brush up on your Spanish and learn
about the lives of the people who live in the monarch sanctuary region.