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Power the Migration: A Monarch Exhibition

December 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

Free With Admission
A Monarch butterfly stretches its wings as it pollinates a shrubby boneset plant.
A Monarch butterfly stretches its wings as it pollinates a shrubby boneset plant.

Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) undertake an incredible multigenerational migration from Mexico to the northern U.S. and Canada and back again every year. Check out our newly redesigned Little House and learn more about these incredible creatures at Power the Migration: A Monarch Exhibition. This event is included with the cost of general admission.

Thursdays – Saturdays 
Nov. 3 – Dec. 30 
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
 

About the Exhibition

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently added the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) to its endangered species list. Power the Migration is designed to foster a love of monarchs and encourage visitors to take action to support these creatures during migration season and beyond. You are invited to:

  • Get a close-up look at monarch specimen.
  • Learn about the monarch’s migratory route and life-cycle.
  • See if you can tell the difference between monarchs and their lookalikes.
  • Learn about the connection between monarchs and Día de los Muertos.
  • Create your own Día de los Muertos themed souvenir.
  • Discover how you can support these endangered creatures with native plants and more!

This exhibition is part of the City of Austin’s Roots & Wings Festival.

 

A Monarch butterfly stretches its wings as it pollinates a shrubby boneset plant.

 

SPONSORED BYA red, oval-shaped H-E-B logo.

Details

Date:
December 9
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free With Admission
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Venue

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

Organizer

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Education
Phone:
512.232.0177
Email:
education@wildflower.org