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From: Annette Wise <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, May 25, 2016 at 11:32 AM
Subject: FW: Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail: Discovery Day at the Carter
Library and Museum in Atlanta - Free event on the grounds
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Good morning  Christa,



Please share the information below with all FFA advisors and Ag. teachers
in the state or anyone that may be interested in attending this event.



Mrs. Carter will speak to the group at 9:00AM at *the Jimmy Carter Museum
lobby in Atlanta, Georgia.  *If you have any questions, please feel free to
contact me.



Thanks!

Annette



Annette Wise

Georgia Department of Education – Plains Field Office

Jimmy Carter NHS Education Program

300 North Bond Street

Plains, Georgia 31780

229-824-4567

229-824-5556 (fax)

www.jimmycarter.info



*Please share this with anyone that may be interested in coming and
learning about pollinators. *



You are invited to come to *a free program on the grounds* at the Jimmy
Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta on June 18th. This event is sponsored
by the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail, Jimmy Carter Library and Museum and
U.S. Fish and Wildlife. Partners for the event include: Monarchs Across
Georgia, NABA, Freedom Farmer’s Market, Blue Heron Preserve, Friends of the
Georgia State Parks, US Forest Service, Monarch Watch, Fernbank Science
Center, Plains Historical Preservation Trust, Metro Beekeepers Association,
UGA: Project Monarch Health, Monarch Rescue, Trees Atlanta, West Georgia
Native Plant Society, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, and Emory University:
DeRoode Lab.



We will have 13 stations with experts ready to share information about
pollinators. There will also be Citizen Science stations to learn how you
and your family can help with tracking migration and health concerns for
the Monarch butterfly. Some stations will offer interactive opportunities….
come make biodegradable pots to plant your favorite seeds, tour President
Carter’s Pollinator Garden, learn how to tag Monarch butterflies, or made
seed balls to carry home to plant. There will also be a free performance of
the Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail’s children’s play. *All the programs on
the grounds are free and for all ages*.



This event will be in *Atlanta, Georgia on the grounds of the Jimmy Carter
Library and Museum*.  The Freedom Parkway Farmer’s Market will be open from
9:00AM-1:00PM and will have some plant vendors selling native Georgia
plants that provide nectar and serve as host plants for Georgia’s top
butterflies.








-- 
Christa Steinkamp
Georgia Agricultural Education
Curriculum & Technology Director
216 Four Towers Building, UGA
Athens, GA 30602
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www.gaaged.org
706.552.4460 ofc
706.552.4462 fax


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