Conservation Connection: Monarch Butterflies

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- Birds aren`t the only species that migrate across continents by air. Each year Monarch Butterflies make an amazing 3,000 mile journey to Mexico that takes them through Missouri.

The conservation department is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Energy to bring you Monarch Madness, a special event that will take place on Saturday, September 12th.

Event organizer Samantha Stolle joins us with more!

Monarch Madness
Saturday, September 12th 10-3pm
Weldon Spring Interpretive Site
7295 Highway 94 South, St. Charles

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