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Monarch Festival

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Blank Park Zoo’s Plant.Grow.Fly.  and partners are pleased to announce the 2017 Monarch Festival! The Festival will be held at Blank Park Zoo on Sunday, September 17 from 12-4 PM. https://www.blankparkzoo.com/events/calendar/monarch-festival 

The Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, puppet shows, monarch tagging and habitat education to free seeds (limited supply) to start your own butterfly garden. We will even have a Bug Parade - so dress the kids up in their favorite insect costume! 

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Monarch Festival (Des Moines)

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Monarch Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, monarch tagging and crafts and activities for the whole family. We will even have a Bug Parade, so dress the kids up in their favorite insect costume! 

https://www.blankparkzoo.com/events/calendar/monarch-festival/

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Monarch and Pollinator Habitat (Creston)

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm
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Landowners and families who want to learn more about planting monarch and pollinator habitat should consider attending a field day Aug. 26 near Creston.

The event is being hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Pheasants Forever, USDA-NRCS and the Union County Soil and Water Conservation District.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/monarch-and-pollinator-habitat-highlights-field-day

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