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Chapter Program: “Bring Back the Monarch Migration – What Can Citizens Do to Conserve Monarchs” presented by Angie Babbit

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Bring Back the Monarch Migration – What can citizens do to conserve monarchs?

Angie Babbit - photoJoin us for a great presentation on the most favorite of butterflies…the monarch!    The monarch butterfly migration has been in decline and has reached all-time lows in the last 5 years. Angie Babbit of Monarch Watch will discuss what has contributed to this decline, and what citizens can do to help conserve the species in their area.  She will also explain the phenomenon of the migration, or rather FOUR annual migrations, of the monarch butterfly in the eastern United States.

Angie has been with Monarch Watch since 2014 and handles much of the communications with the public about monarchs and milkweed. She administers the Free Milkweeds for Schools and Nonprofits grant and distributes flats of milkweed through partner nurseries in five states, including Texas.  She is also a mother, photographer, relief printmaker and advocate for the tall grass prairie ecosystem.

NOTE: This will be a Zoom meeting and is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required through this link:.
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArduGorj8oH9Bb32lYhlwpn30sPy_x_oJf

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Please join us for a great presentation!

The Texas Master Naturalist program is sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

[TMNCPC members in attendance should record their Advanced Training hours under ‘AT: Chapter Meeting-Coastal Prairie’ plus the VSP hours for the business meeting under ‘Chapter Business: Chapter Meeting’. ]

Details

Date:
May 6
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Zoom Online Meeting
Advance registration required
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Organizer

Texas Master Naturalists Coastal Prairie Chapter
Phone:
832-225-6936
Email:
info@coastalprairie.org
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