North American Monarch Institute participants at an outdoor workshop

Harmony Lewis, a fourth grade teacher from Mahtomedi, Minnesota, leads a NAMI workshop.

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Workshops Engage Educators in Monarch Conservation Arboretum News

The Arboretum hosted two teacher workshops in July focused on monarch conservation and schoolyard ecology.

From July 10 to 12, fifty-six K–12, early childhood, and informal educators from eight U.S.…

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