14 May 2019 7:00 pm
OFNC Monthly Meeting
7:00 p.m. Social
7:30 p.m. Formal program
Speaker: Greg Mitchell
Location: Salon B, K.W. Neatby Building, Central Experimental Farm, 960 Carling Avenue
The iconic monarch butterfly is known for its amazing 5000 km migration across North America, one of the longest in the insect world. They are also emblematic of pollination and the vital role insect pollinators play for flowering plants, including many food crops.
Learn more about these magnificent creatures and current conservation efforts from Environment and Climate Change Canada scientist Dr. Greg Mitchell, Canadian Co-chair (Federal Representative) on the Tri-national Monarch Conservation Science Partnership.