Creating Monarch-Friendly Habitat

When:
August 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
2019-08-21T09:30:00-04:00
2019-08-21T15:30:00-04:00
Where:
Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute
9 Mount Merritt Rd
Kempt, Queens County
NS B0T 1B0
Cost:
$40 + HST
Contact:
Vicky An
416.953.6158

monarch butterfly habitat

Learn how to create a monarch butterfly-friendly habitat from the ground up!

Local experts in horticultural practices and conservation will provide tips and advice.

Highlights of this workshop include:

  • The life cycle and biology of the monarch butterfly
  • Threats to the monarch population
  • Native plants that attract monarch butterflies
  • Best practices and maintenance requirements for monarch butterfly-friendly gardens
  • Citizen science projects and public engagement

Registration fee includes a copy of the Creating Monarch Friendly Habitat guide, morning refreshments and lunch, and a take-home pollinator plant kit. Bursaries are available to support participants with financial need.

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ABOUT MERSEY TOBEATIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE

The Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI) operates a field station in Kempt, Queens County, Nova Scotia, which provides office work space and basic accommodations for researchers carrying out studies in the area. MTRI is a co-operative of land owners and researchers working together with a common mission and vision.

MTRI’s Mission: To promote sustainable use of natural resources and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve (SNBR) and beyond through research, education, and the operation of a field station.

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute is a Monarch Nation partner.