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Meet the Monarchs

Pursuing the Monarchs monarch movie See the exclusive world premiere documentary film screening of Pursuing the Monarchs, Directed by Anna Chahuneau and a talk,
Monarchs and Pollinators: The Need for Habitat Restoration Dr. Chip Taylor. 

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Sunday, October 15, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sunday, October 15
Kelly Education Center Auditorium

Registration required; members free; $13 non-members; Garden admission included with the event

Lecture: Monarchs and Pollinators: The Need for Habitat Restoration by Dr Chip Taylor, 1 p.m.

Dr. Chip Taylor, founder of Monarch Watch and Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas, will highlight basic monarch biology, explain the dynamics of population and migration, explore the reasons for their decline, and discuss habitat restoration goals. Leave with a greater passion for pollinators and inspired to create habitats for monarchs, pollinators, and all wildlife that share the same habitats.

Exclusive World Premiere of Pursuing the Monarchs, Directed by Anna Chahuneau, 2:15 p.m.

The Pursuing the Monarchs examines the social and biological factors causing a rapidly waning monarch butterfly population across North America. This succinct yet poignant documentary traverses viewers across the American heartland from the vast plains of Iowa to the jungles of Michoacán. It is an intrepid journey across the front lines of one of Earth’s most chaste and treasured species’ battle for survival against rampant deforestation and the devastating practices of industrialized agriculture. Come watch the documentary film screening of this monarch movie!

Bye-bye Butterflies

Enjoy your last chance to see the butterflies. Butterflies LIVE! closes on Oct. 15