The Finale

If you have been following our blog you will recall that we had one last Monarch to e lose that we dedicated to Linda Seccaspina. Linda is a town councillor here in Carleton Place that hugely promoted and supported our Project. We could think of only one way to thank her for her support than…

Secret Find

While packing up our “road show” at the last public release event, we noticed something AMAZING! The Carleton Place and Beckwith Museum Heritage Museum had its very own resident (male) Monarch! On our first visit we noticed the milkweed in the gardens so we were not surprised; however, given that this little guy chose this…

Pictures

September 10, 2019 Our public release events were lucky to have a few regular followers, many of which were local photographers.  It was so wonderful to chat with these fellow nature enthusiasts and listen to their friendly banter. One of these individuals has even blogged about the butterflies!  If you have a moment, please visit…

Fairy Garden

September 5, 2019 Today, Amelia made the FRONT PAGE of our local newspaper!  According to her, she is now famous! She always was to us…but I guess we don’t really count! When we got home, there were two Monarchs that greeted us in the habitat.  Amelia suggested that we release them in her Fairy Garden. …

Awareness is Growing!

August 30, 2019 Our hearts are full! Thursday evening we released 46 Monarchs at Victoria School Gardens, located at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum. The attendance was AMAZING! The first people to arrive were my Aunt and Uncle so they managed to grab a spot right front and center (or what we thought…

Runs in the Family?

August 27, 2019 As mentioned in our blog post a few weeks ago titled Hello There!, my sister’s classsroom is fostering some Monarchs at the Carleton Place Childcare Services day care center.  Her “kids” are ages 2-4 (Introduction to French Preschool). Today we received an update on their little Monarch family. The first photo she sent…

Get Your Passport Ready!

We have scheduled yet another Monarch release event for this Thursday evening!  This time, we anticipate there will be a minimum of 18 Monarchs awaiting release to commence their long journey South.  We hope you will join us! One popular question has been how do we know that these Monarchs will be migrating.  Other than…