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What Is Flight of the Monarchs Day?

It is an opportunity to celebrate the growing movement to protect monarch butterflies and the astonishing phenomenon of their migration as their epic journey southward begins. On March 10, 2020, the Town of Mono's Council proclaimed August 22, 2020 as Flight of the Monarchs Day.

Council Proclaiming August 22, 2020 as Flight of the Monarchs Day

How Can I Get Involved?

There are three ways you can celebrate the monarch butterflies' amazing journey with us. You can learn more about how to participate and get involved by visiting March Nation's Flight of the Monarchs website.

Illustrated Monarch Butterfly, half coloured and half not

1. Enter Our Colouring Contest

Open to residents and ratepayers of Mono, the contest has 3 prizes for 3 age groups.

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2. Share with #FeelTheFlutter & #inMono

Post your pollinator friendly garden pictures, activities with the kids, or any candid photos of monarchs that you take! Shareon social media using the hashtags:
#FeelTheFlutter | #inMono

Butterfly with flight path

3. Learn More about Flight of the Monarchs

Flight of the Monarchs Day is a nationwide event presented by Monarch Nation.

Learn More

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Colouring Contest

There are three colouring sheets — one for each of three  different age groups/abilities. Three submissions from each group will be chosen by Town of Mono staff, placed on our website  and then voted on by the public. The colouring sheet with the most amount of votes wins the prize for that age group! One entry per child; one winning prize per family.

Child using crayon to colour a picture of a butterfly


The contest closes on August 9, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Voting will begin on August 10, 2020 and winners will be announced on August 21, 2020.

The contest closes on August 9, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Voting will begin on August 10, 2020 and winners will be announced on August 21, 2020.

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purposes of reviewing contest submissions and selecting appropriate entries for the voting period.

Questions about this collection should be directed to the Clerk’s Office:
ClerksOffice@townofmono.com, 347209 Mono Centre Road, Mono ON L9W 6S3, 519.941.3599.