Garden and Nature Series

Thursday, February 11, 2021
6 pm - 7 pm
Online Event

The Magnificent Monarch

A presentation on the Texas state insect including biology, migration, threats, and how you can help scientists learn more about this fascinating insect!

The event will be hosted on Zoom and also streamed via Facebook Live. Please visit the Facebook event page for call-in information.

About the Host 

Kyle Wolfe is the volunteer coordinator for Hermann Park Conservancy where he has organized pollinator garden workdays and wildflower plantings in Hermann Park. He is a Texas Master Naturalist, Master Volunteer Entomology Specialist, Texas Master Beekeeper Apprentice, and Houston Beekeepers Association Board Member, as well as a member of the Native Plant Society of Texas and North American Butterfly Association.

Kyle is a past volunteer of Texas Discovery Gardens Butterfly House and Insectarium in Dallas; Houston Museum of Natural Science Butterfly Center and Hall of Entomology; and Harris County 4-H Entomology Program. He has given multiple presentations at National Wildlife Federation monarch workshops and is a certified trainer for the Integrated Monarch Monitoring Program.

He is currently active in the following monarch citizen science programs: Monarch Watch Tagging and Waystations, Project Monarch Health, Monarch Larva Monitoring Project and Integrated Monarch Monitoring Program. In February 2020, Kyle visited the largest monarch overwintering site inside the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, El Rosario, located in the mountains of Michoacán, Mexico.