Milkweeds, Monarchs, and Maine
Instructor: Cyrene Slegona
3 Wednesdays • 7/12-7/26 • 9:30-11:30 AM
Class size 6-12 students
Location: Viles Arboretum
Week 1: Austin Wilkins Room, Viles Arboretum Weeks 2 & 3: Viles Arboretum fieldwork The Viles Arboretum is located at 153 Hospital St., Augusta ME. A summer course to learn about the Monarch butterfly life cycle and anatomy, and the interaction between butterflies and milkweeds of Maine through lecture, art, and field exploration. The first classroom session will be primarily a PowerPoint presentation. The following two sessions will be fieldwork – to locate, identify, and sketch the lifecycle of the Monarch, milkweed, and other encountered flora/fauna. Viles Arboretum website
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Photo by Kenneth Dwain Harrelson in Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarch_butterfly