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Monarch Matters

November 8, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Many Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus) on a tree branch. Taken near Pismo Beach in California, off the Pacific Coast Highway (SR 1).

It’s Monarch Butterfly Overwintering Season again!  They are coming to the Central Coast and here is an opportunity to get to know them better and get involved!

To kick off the Western Monarch Thanksgiving Count and help organize the count for Santa Barbara County, Charis van der Heide is giving a lecture about Monarch Migration and Habitat on November 8th and leading a training to estimate their overwintering populations for volunteers on November 11th.

Monarch Matters

Location:  1528 Chapala, SB 93101 Rm 301

(note that this is not the Land Trust office, but is the building next door)

Description: Monarch migration has begun!

Bring your lunch and come learn about our local and regional population of western monarch butterflies, the existing threats and measures that are being used for their protection.  We’ll discuss the long journey spanning multiple generations for these insects and the habitat they are looking for when they arrive here.

Xerces Society Regional Coordinator, Charis van der Heide, will describe the long journey spanning multiple generations for these delicate insects and the habitat they are looking for when they arrive here.

Please RSVP to Jennifer Stroh at [email protected]sblandtrust.org.  

 

 

 

Details

Date:
November 8, 2017
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Organizer

The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
Phone:
(805) 966-4520
Website:
www.sblandtrust.org

Venue

1528 Chapala Street, Room 301
Santa Barbara,CA93101United States+ Google Map
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