Monarch Tagging Pop Up #2

Saturday, September 18, 2021
11:00am to 12:00pm Add to Calendar

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

All Ages


The monarch butterflies are on their way! Every year in late summer, the super-generation of monarchs make their way to overwintering grounds in Mexico. Come learn about monarch butterflies, their life cycle and miraculous migration to Mexico as we teach you how we catch, handle and tag monarchs for research.

After learning about these amazing migrators, participants are invited to hit the trails with nets in search of monarch butterflies. Staff will show you how we tag and release them. You are welcome to bring your own butterfly net or use one of ours.

*This event will be held entirely outside. Pre-registration is required. $3 per person; children age 3 and under are free. Fee includes admission to the park & use of equipment.

Please meet at the Loess Hills Lodge.

If you aren't able to make it for this pop up, join us for one of our other tagging events:

Saturday, September 18th (1 p.m.) -

For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283. More events may be added depending on migration patterns.

2021 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

Map to Monarch Tagging Pop Up #2

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