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Monarchs

Monarchs for Kids in 2017—Connecting with Mexico

In the library, a monarch butterfly rested on a small boy’s hand.  Suddenly it fluttered upward—zig-zagging over bookshelves toward a window. Four squealing children ran to where it landed on a windowsill.  Catalina approached, coaxing it onto her fingertip.  Her eyes flashed with uncertainty, bravery, and wonder.  A big smile appeared.  “Look what I caught!  …

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Monarchs and Milkweed at Science Thursday

Last Thursday evening was the last Science Thursday of the season at Wingra Boats.  Susan and David presented about Monarch butterflies and Milkweed plants to an enthusiastic group of kids and their parents.  After talking about butterflies, their life cycle and why they are threatened we got to the fun part, David has been raising …

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