Monarch Tag & Release 2014

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Saturday, September 20th, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Participants will tag a Monarch butterfly and later release it into the Garden after a brief training session. Three hundred Monarch butterflies will be tagged, recorded and released. All guests will receive a certificate.Monarch male RB01-for web

Every year thousands of Monarch Butterflies leave the US and begin their migration to Mexico. Did you know that a single Monarch butterfly travels up to 100 miles a day – traveling close to 2,500 miles to their destination of Mexico. In Norfolk, the peak season for migration is September 18 through September 26.

2013 Tag Revovery List:

The Butterfly Society volunteers will be on hand to answer additional questions.

Make sure to bring your camera to capture this unique experience

Norfolk Botanical Garden

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