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Butterbike Tour

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What is a butterbike? Sounds slippery? Sounds delicious? Sounds amazing!

Cyclist Sara Dykman is biking 10,000 miles to follow the monarch butterfly migration from Central Mexico to Canada and back. She calls it, “butterbiking with the butterflies.” And she’s making a stop right here amid the butterflies and nectar plants of the Wildflower Center to share in her adventures and monarch mission.

Sara’s goal is not only to follow the monarch migration, but to connect people living along the migration route with the winged wonders making the journey.  She will speak about bike touring, the monarch migration and what we can do to help protect the beloved but endangered butterflies.

I want to show people how incredible the world is and be an example of what it means to follow your dreams and take care of the planet…Not only are these iconic butterflies flying thousands of miles, but it is a multigenerational, multinational migration, and unless people on the route plant native nectar plants and milkweed in their gardens, it is likely to go extinct.

The presentation is free with admission. Seating is on a first come, first served basis, so please reserve a (free) ticket below and arrive in advance of the program.



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October 22
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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