• Monarch Butterfly Tagging

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    Name: Monarch Butterfly Tagging
    Date: September 21, 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Each fall, hundreds of millions of monarch butterflies migrate from the United States to warmer regions in Mexico and California. The monarch migration is one of the world's greatest natural wonders, yet it is threatened by habitat loss. Take an easy hike through The Preserve and learn how its wildflowers serve as important habitat for butterflies and other essential pollinators, then help tag monarchs to track and monitor their annual migration. Along the way, discuss plants you can grow in your own yard to help save the monarchs. Program fee includes one complimentary admission to Shaker Village and one voucher redeemable day-of for 20% off dining at the Trustees’ Table (excluding alcoholic beverages). Dining reservation recommended to assure availability. 800.734.5611 x 360. This event is recommended for ages 5+. If under 18, guests must be accompanied by a paying adult. Discovery Trek availability is limited and advanced registration and non-refundable prepayment is required. Day of walk-ins may be taken if space is available.
    Contact Information:
    Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
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