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Monarch Butterfly Tagging

After a long hiatus for NFNC we inviting you to become a Citizen Scientist during the 29th season of the Monarch Watch Tagging Program!
Spaces are limited and pre-registration will be required.  Use the links below to link to Eventbrite to reserve your date and time at either 1:00pm or 6:00pm.  You will not need to bring a physical ticket with you.
The main purpose of tagging Monarch Butterflies is to answer questions, while providing knowledge about the origins of Monarchs that reach Mexico. This includes the timing and pace of their migration, mortality during migration, weather influences, and any changes in the geographic distribution. Taggers document the original capture and tagging point, with hopes of learning the geographic location of the Monarch recovery point.

Your Safety is Important

• Small, predetermined number of participants via sign up sheet,to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

• Hand Sanitizer will be provided

• Please bring a face covering to use when physical distancing is not possible

• Due to the presence of poison ivy, ticks, and other irritants, it is strongly suggested to wear long pants and closed-toed shoes

 

EC Brown Conservation Area Sunday, August 16 at 1:00 or 6:00

Niagara College Ponds NOTL Wednesday, August 19 at 1:00 or 6:00

Morgan’s Point Saturday, August 22 at 1:00 or 6:00