Teaching & Learning with Monarch Butterflies | NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario
Friday April 21, 2017 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
NIAGARA PARKS BUTTERFLY CONSERVATORY
Welcome to the Teaching & Learning with Monarch Butterflies workshop, proudly offered by the Monarch Teacher Network of Canada at the beautiful Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory.
About this Workshop
This immersive workshop has been designed to give participants the knowledge, skills, and resources to create outstanding learning experiences for their students, nature clubs, and community.
Delivered by experts from the Monarch Teacher Network of Canada, participants will learn about the life cycle, migration and habitat requirements of the Monarch butterfly. Training on appropriate handling and care protocols, tagging and tracking of migrating Monarchs and ethical considerations related to species conservation will also be covered.
Hosted at the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, this special workshop allows participants to experience a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the operations of this unique attraction.
Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided.
About the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory
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 registration fee is $100 + HST, and includes:
- Hands-on instruction, guidance and support from our expert teaching network
- Comprehensive reference guide, materials and additional resources to bring monarchs into any educational environment
- Morning refreshments and lunch
All workshops require a minimum number of participants to run. As well, unforeseen circumstances, such as weather events, could force the cancellation of a workshop. Monarch Teacher Network of Canada reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a workshop. As such, we strongly recommend that any travel and accommodation arrangements that you make include a flexible cancellation policy.
We strive to let participants know if a workshop has to be rescheduled or cancelled at least 48 hours or two business days before the event. If MTN of C must cancel a workshop, we will gladly refund all cleared registration fees as quickly as possible, or, if you prefer, we can transfer your registration fee to another workshop.
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