Teaching & Learning with Monarch Butterflies (Toronto)

When:
July 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
2019-07-27T08:30:00-04:00
2019-07-27T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
High Park Nature Centre
375 Colborne Lodge Drive
Toronto ON M6P 3K0
Cost:
$100 + HST
Contact:
Vicky An
416.953.6158

This Teaching & Learning with Monarch Butterflies workshop is proudly offered by the Monarch Teacher Network of Canada and High Park Nature Centre.

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.

Educators participate in Monarch Teacher Network of Canada workshop

Delivered by experts from the Monarch Teacher Network of Canada, the session will explore the life cycle, migration and habitat requirements of the monarch butterfly.

The workshop will also provide training on appropriate handling and care protocols, tagging and tracking of migrating monarchs and ethical considerations related to species conservation.

Morning refreshments will be provided.

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ABOUT HIGH PARK NATURE CENTRE

The High Park Nature Centre is a charitable organization established in 1999. Our mission is to promote awareness and respect for nature through year-round, hands-on outdoor nature education and park stewardship.

Nature Centre programs inspire a sense of wonder, knowledge and respect for High Park’s natural systems, restore human connections to local plants and animals, and engage visitors in ecological restoration activities to ensure a sustainable future for High Park for generations to come.

The High Park Nature Centre serves a diverse audience of more than 14,000 people annually from across the Greater Toronto Area, including children, adults, seniors, families, elementary and secondary school students and teachers, ESL schools, Girl Guides and Boy Scouts, community centres and recreational programs.

Through the Nature Centre’s programs, more than 80,000 participants of all ages have been able to give back to High Park through stewardship activities such as planting native grasses, wildflowers and sedges or removing invasive plant species.

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