July 19, 2023

Miercoles de Mariposas/Butterfly Wednesday

Event Description:

Español: ¡Las mariposas monarca necesitan nuestra ayuda! Haremos proyecciones de Vuelo de la Mariposas, un documental de 45 minutos centrado en la mariposa monarca, en el Auditorio del Centro de Visitantes. Las funciones comenzarán a las 10:00 am, 10:45 am, 12:00 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm, and 3:00 pm. Tendremos materiales para el origami en forma de monarca que puedes llevar a casa o dejar para decorar el Centro de Visitantes. Los visitantes también nos ayudarán a separar las vainas de algodoncillo en semillas que luego se plantarán en el Refugio para ayudar a las monarcas en sus viajes de México a Canadá.


English: Monarch butterflies need our help! We will do screenings of Flight of the Butterflies, a 45 min monarch butterfly-focused documentary, at the Visitor Center's Auditorium. Showings will start at 10:00 am, 10:45 am, 12:00 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm, and 3:00 pm. We will have  materials for monarch-shaped origami that you can take home or leave behind to decorate the Visitor Center. Visitors will also help us sort milkweed pods into seeds that then will be planted at the Refuge to help monarchs on their journeys from Mexico to Canada. 

Event Hosts:
Friends of the Front Range Wildlife Refuges, U.S Fish & Wildlife Service

Date & time:
July 19, 2023
9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
6550 Gateway Road
Commerce City, CO, 80022

Open to the Public:


Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Kimberly Lopez with Friends of the Front Range Wildlife Refuges at 7203696997 or klopez@ffrwr.org.

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Latino Conservation Week is a collection of events from variety of organizations. Hispanic Access Foundation is only directly responsible for events in which it is listed as a sponsor.