Monarchs in Mexico – Trip to the Overwintering Colonies

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Date: 04 February 2012
Time: N/A
Cost: $1,550 per person (double occupancy). The balance of the trip fee must be received by December 31, 2011.
Location: State of Michoacan, Mexico
Phone: 404-388-8228


Monarchs Across Georgia is offering two separate week-long trips to Mexico in 2012: February 4-11 and February 11-18. What makes this trip to the monarch butterfly overwintering sites unique? Our itinerary includes visits to three monarch colonies. You’ll learn about local efforts to promote sustainable and environmentally sound economic activities. We’ll also visit a school near the monarch preserves to donate books purchased through our Mexico Book Project. The emphasis will be on exploring the natural history of the region, but the trip will also include many cultural and culinary delights. This trip is limited to sixteen participants and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. (The trip is open to all adults.) Georgia certified teachers my earn five professional learning units (5 PLUs. Three partial scholarships of $1,000 each are also available to Georgia educators. Apply for a scholarship by October 15, 2011.