Make a difference in your own backyard and join MonarchWatch!
MonarchWatch is a Citizen Science program which involves volunteers to tag and record Monarch Butterflies. Your contribution will help scientists collect very valuable data to study the population and its migration patterns down to Mexico for the winter season.
Monarch butterflies have many direct threats from weather, to habitat loss and destruction of valuable food sources due to herbicides and agricultural expansion. With that, Monarch Butterfly numbers are steadily in decline.
Your participation in this program will help aide in the conservation efforts of these magnificent pollinators for years to come.
Join Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo's very own Jen Farrell, Zoo Educator for any of our three MonarchWatch classes! Classes will be held on August 12th, 21st and 22nd at 7:00PM. Cost is $5 to attend a session. Pre-registration is required and can be done below or by clicking here.