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Raising Monarchs

Raising Monarchs

Come learn how to raise your own Monarch Butterflies! It only takes 4 weeks for a monarch to grow from an egg to a lovely butterfly.  You'll learn how to identify eggs, caterpillars, and milkweed (it's only food source).  Look…

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Raising Monarchs

Raising Monarchs

Come learn how to raise your own Monarch Butterflies! It only takes 4 weeks for a monarch to grow from an egg to a lovely butterfly.  You'll learn how to identify eggs, caterpillars, and milkweed (it's only food source).  Look…

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Raising Monarchs

Raising Monarchs

In this workshop you will get to make and decorate a caterpillar habitat, then take home your own caterpillar to raise. A starter pack will be provided with guidance and help identifying food sources. Other crafts will be available as…

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Magnificent Magical Monarchs

Magnificent Magical Monarchs

What travels 30 mph for 50-100 miles per day for almost two months? Monarch butterflies. Explore the life’s journey of these amazing insects. Tag a butterfly and send it on its way, then “fly” (via U.S. Mail) your own decorated…

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Monarch Migration Festival

Monarch Migration Festival

Don't miss the wonderful and inspiring event of the year! This Monarch Migration will take place in person this year!  Every year, waves of these butterflies migrate over mountains, deserts, and plains in the United States to reach their wintering…

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Mighty Monarchs Hike

Mighty Monarchs Hike

Celebrate the fall migration of Monarch Butterflies. Find out how far these delicate creatures travel and how they prepare for the long journey south. Hike with us through our unique wetland habitat and discover why Lake St. Clair Metropark is…

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Monarch Migration Magic

Monarch Migration Magic

The Monarch population has been decreasing through the years. Learn why this beloved butterfly has been petitioned to be put on the Endangered Species list. During this program we will visit our butterfly garden and learn how to attract the…

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Monarch Madness

Monarch Madness

The monarch butterflies of North America travel up to 3,000 miles during their unique two-way migration every year. September is the time of year when many of Michigan's monarchs are beginning their journey to Mexico. Participants will assist staff in…

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Monarchs On The Move

Monarchs on the Move

From their life on the leaf of a Milkweed, to their nearly 3,000-mile migration to Mexico, Monarch butterflies live quite the life! Join us for a walk along our trails while we look for these beautiful butterflies and learn about…

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MONARCH POP-UP PROGRAM

MONARCH POP-UP PROGRAM

It’s time to celebrate a wonderful butterfly filled season here at For-Mar.  Join us at the butterfly house and gardens for a magical day filled with one of For-Mar favorite butterfly friends the Monarch.  Learn about their amazing migration and…

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