Monarch Release Party!

57ddd6bad0433.imageSeptember 16, 2017
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Join us at Nahant Marsh for this FREE event, with fun for the whole family! We will be tagging and feeding Monarchs for the Monarch Watch Citizen Science Program throughout the morning. There will also be education stations and other pollinator-related activities available, including a booth with special guest Iowa Honey Queen Carly Vannoy. 200 Monarchs will be released from the site at noon.

Guests are welcome to stay and explore the preserve after the event. The bird blind, dock, and viewing platforms are all accessible on flat terrain. Binoculars, guidebooks, and nets will be available for loan until the Education Center closes at 3 p.m.

La Flama on Wheels will be parked on site selling their food and the Friends of Nahant Marsh will also be holding a goodwill donation bake sale at the event.

Donations appreciated. Registration is encouraged.

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10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Prices
Adult
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Location Nahant Marsh
4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport IA 52802
563.336.3370
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Nahant Marsh

LogoThe mission of Nahant Marsh Education Center is to protect, enhance, and restore the Marsh through education, research, and conservation. Our vision is to foster wonder, appreciation, and stewardship of the natural world.

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Nahant Marsh
(563)336-3370

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802

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