September 25, 2019 - 3:43pm -- crook.46

Hamilton County Master Gardener Volunteers were part of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s first Monarch Festival that celebrated these beautiful and beloved pollinators. It was a fun and educational event for the entire family, the Festival featured activities, displays, hands-on learning, and a Monarch tag and release.

The Festival culminated with a Monarch Parade where children of all ages, festooned in pollinator costumes, “migrated” from Canada and the Northern United States to the Mexican forest where Monarchs overwinter.

Master Gardener Volunteer providing education at the Monarch Festival