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September 19, 2020
1:00 PM
Time Details:
Children 11 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
705 N Buxton St
Indianola, IA 50125
Free, but pre-registration required by Thursday, September 17. Call (515) 961-6169.
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Monarch Tagging at Buxton Park

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Come to Buxton Park and discover more about monarch butterflies, their unusual lifestyle and life cycle and their miraculous migration to Mexico. A Warren County Conservation Naturalist will teach you how to catch and handle a monarch, determine gender, and properly tag them in the wild as part of a national research project. All monarchs will be released after they are tagged. Bring a butterfly net if you have one, or share a park net if you don’t.