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Monarch Phenomenon - CRSNA

Date(s): 
9/22/2018
Time(s): 
10:00am., Saturday
Description: 
The monarch butterfly migrates up to 2,500 miles from North America to central Mexico for the winter.  Monarch Watch Association has been tagging and monitoring migrating monarchs since 1992.   Join us for a program at 10:00 to learn the monarch's natural history, then spend the rest of the day capturing, identifing, releasing butterflies.   The monarchs captured will be tagged before release. 
For more information: 
 
Event Type: 
Animals; Family Event; Nature; Outdoor Event; State Parks
DNR Region(s): 
5
Location: 
Barkhausen - Cache River Wetlands Center
DNR Park: 
Cache River
Address: 
8885 State Route 37 South
City, State ZIP: 
Cypress IL 62908
Directions: 
 
Contact person/email: 
Site Interpreter / Molie.Oliver@illinois.gov
Phone/Fax: 
618-657-2064 /  
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