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Monarch Migration - Cache River S.N.A.

Date(s): 
9/21/2013
Time(s): 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Saturday
Description: 
The orange and black monarch butterfly migrates up to 2500 miles from various North American sites to central Mexico for the winter.  Monarch Watch has been tagging and monitoring migrating monarchs since 1992. 

Come for a program at 10:00 a.m. on the monarch's life habits and their journey to Mexico and back.  The rest of the day will
be spent capturing and tagging butterflies for the monarch Watch program.
For more information: 
Event Type: 
Family Event; Nature; Outdoor Event
DNR Region(s): 
5
Location: 
Cache River Wetlands Center, Cache River State Natural Area
DNR Park: 
 
Address: 
8885 State Route 37 South
City, State ZIP: 
Cypress IL 62923
Contact person/email: 
Molie Oliver / Molie.Oliver@illinois.gov
Phone/Fax: 
618-657-2064 /  
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