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Where have all the Monarchs gone?

April 22, 2014 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Have you seen fewer Monarch butterflies in recent years? Have you wondered why this is and if anything can be done? Join scientist and biology professor, Matthew Douglas, as he shares why this year’s overwintering population of Monarchs will be the lowest in nearly 30 years—down 75 percent! Learn about the increasing perils migrating Monarch butterflies face, what scientists have recently discovered about migration and the exciting findings of Matt’s own research in Michigan. Despite this impending disaster, learn what you can do to help in the Monarch butterfly’s recovery. For further information, call 616-974-5221.

Instructor: Matthew Douglas
Member Cost: $15
Non-Member Cost: $22

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