Category: monarch madness
Monday, October 1, 2018
The Oklahoma City Zoo is mad for monarch butterflies! Again this year, the OKC Zoo is hosting two family-friendly events, Monarch Madness 5K/Fun Run and Monarch Festival, in its effort to raise awareness about and funds for monarch butterfly conservation. Presented by Bob Moore Subaru, the second annual Monarch Madness 5K/Fun Run on Saturday, October 6, will benefit local monarch butterfly conservation. Monarch butterflies are in peril as their population is estimated to have declined up to 80...
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Friday, September 21, 2018
As part of the Oklahoma City Zoo's commitment to conserving monarch butterflies, the Zoo's education team will be hosting monarch butterfly tagging daily from September 24-October 6, from 1-3 p.m., weather permitting at the Zoo's butterfly garden!
There, guests will learn about monarch biology, the importance of tagging, the decrease in monarch populations, what the OKC Zoo is doing to help monarchs, what guests can do to conserve monarchs at home and much more.
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Sunday, September 17, 2017
Strap on your wings, runners! This year, the Oklahoma City Zoo is hosting a fun race to raise funds for monarch butterfly conservation! The OKC Zoo’s Monarch Madness 5k and 1-mile Fun Run will take place on September 23.
"We’re calling this Monarch Madness partly because the idea of any creature, let alone a butterfly, flying over 2,000 miles just sounds insane,” said Greg Heanue, Zoo senior director of marketing and public relations. “It’s...
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