Teaching & Learning with Monarch Butterflies | NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario
April 13 & 14, 2016
NIAGARA PARKS BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
Welcome to the Monarch Teacher Network of Canada's third international workshop, open to participants on both sides of the Canada/US border! We are thrilled to be able to host this special workshop at the beautiful Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory.
About this Workshop
The Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory is a magical attraction that features over 2,000 colourful tropical butterflies floating freely among lush, exotic blossoms and greenery. Paths wind through the rainforest setting, past a pond and waterfall and Emergence window, where butterflies leave their pupae and prepare to take their first flight!
Points of interest:
Located on the grounds of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, 10 minutes north of the Falls
Over 2,000 butterflies, made up of 45 different species, call the Butterfly Conservatory home
Explore the 180 meter pathway, winding through 1,022 square meters of lush, tropical plants
Interactive displays provide interesting facts about butterflies
Winner of the 2007 & 2008 AccessibleNiagara.com "Breaking the Barrier" Award, the Conservatory is fully accessible
Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory
2565 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, ON
The two-day registration fee is $150 + HST, and includes:
- Hands-on instruction, guidance and support from our expert teacher network
- Comprehensive teacher's guide with curriculum-linked learning activities for the classroom
- Materials and additional teaching resources to bring monarchs in your home or classroom
- Lunch and snacks on both workshop days
Please note that accommodations are not included as part of the workshop offerings. Because this workshop spans two days, we recognize that some individuals may wish to know about local lodgings. We are unable to recommend any particular accommodations, however, there are many lodging options in the Niagara Falls area and we are confident that you will be able to find suitable options by reviewing Niagara tourism websites.