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Symbolic Migration News
News Updates will be posted here for the important events of the
2016-2017 Symbolic Migration.
participation information

Join us for the 2016-2017 Symbolic Migration!

Deadline: October 14, 2016


How to Participate



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Make a Classroom Butterfly
September 12, 2016

Create a classroom butterfly that will unite your classroom in Monarch conservation with students in Mexico and Canada.

Connecting Across Borders
October 3, 2016

Classrooms from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are united by the monarch.
Postmark Deadline: Oct. 14

Butterflies Carry Messages
November 3, 2016

Ambassador butterflies carry wishes of goodwill for the Monarch. Let's take a peek at some of them.


Explore previous migration seasons:

Meet the Ambassadors
November 21, 2016

Ambassador butterflies have arrived in Mexico! Visit the map and gallery to see the butterflies carrying messages of friendship and goodwill for the Monarch.