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Program: Monarchs & Meadow Insects
Park: Frohring Meadows
Location: Lodge
Room: Katydid Lodge
Reservation Deadline: 9/15/19
Date: 9/15/19
Meeting Days: Sun.
Time: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Fee: Free
Program Category: Adventure/Discovery
Program Type: Exploration, Nature outings, Nature's Not to Be Missed
Age Range: All Ages
Description: Net and tag Monarch butterflies, play the life-sized Monarch Migration game, and learn about the dangers and difficulties of this amazing journey. Fun for all ages! Also catch a variety of butterflies, grasshoppers, praying mantids, katydids, beetles and other native pollinators that call the meadow home. Nets provided or bring your own. Sun protection, socks, hat and long pants recommended for moving through the meadow. Monarch life cycle and meadow insect overview at 12:30 PM; netting in field surrounding shelter 1-4 PM. Drop in at any time. No insect collecting for removal from park. Naturalist does tagging. Person who netted butterfly will have name recorded in order for us to contact in the event of a recovery of butterfly along migration route or in Mexico wintering area.
Accessibility: Partially Wheelchair / Stroller Accessible
Observers may watch as butterflies are tagged. Join us in the shelter for the introductory program or play the Monarch Migration game along paved trail.
Volunteers Needed: