Monarch Butterfly Count August 7-9, 2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
How are Monarchs doing on Manitoulin Island?
Help us count them!
Friday August 7 – Sunday August 9, 2020
1) Attend a count Saturday* from 10:00-12:00 at
Wiikwemkoong Marina (with biologist Judith Jones)
Providence Bay Harbour Centre (with Dr. Joe Shorthouse)
Sheguiandah Museum
*Sunday if raining heavily
Download the instructions and tally sheet from Species at Risk or Phragmites Project
2) Go to any location of your choice to search for and count Monarchs
anytime during the three days
3) Submit your data on-line to the email given on the tally sheet
4) Watch for results to be shared on Facebook and in the Manitoulin Expositor
Sponsored by:
Wiikwemkoong Department of Lands and Natural Resources
Species at Risk Program – Neniizaanak Wii NGooshkaak
For more information contact

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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