with Maine Master Naturalist Cyrene Slegona

The World of Monarch Butterflies: online presentation

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Reserve your spot for The World of Monarch Butterflies, a virtual zoom presentation, Wednesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m.

Cyrene Slegona, of Belfast, will inform listeners about monarch butterflies and the mysteries of their North American migration. Cyrene, a Maine Master Naturalist, has passionately studied these beautiful butterflies since the age of 12, and has visited their overwintering sites in Mexico over the past two winters, according to Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, in a news release.

Historical accounts of monarchs covering Maine islands in orange illustrates an important role wild islands have for these butterflies. Cyrene will present historical, current and future research, and will review the life cycle and observed behaviors at each metamorphic stage.

Also, learn about best hand-rearing practices and pollinator-friendly garden ideas that can help save these butterflies for future generations.

The Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge is your host. Registration is required for this zoom presentation. To request a link to this event, email info@mainecoastislands.org.

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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 6:30pm

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Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge

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