Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Itasca’s Presenters Under the Pines: Life of the Monarch Butterfly Display
Friday, July 13, 2018 from 10-2 p.m.
Meet in the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center Lobby
Discover the life cycle of the monarch butterfly, Minnesota’s state insect, with Tom and Carol Uecker. Check out real samples of the caterpillar, chrysalis, and the adult butterflies. Some lucky visitors may even get to see a butterfly come out of its chrysalis! Visit for as little or as long as you like.
Headwaters History Hike
Friday, July 13, 2018 from 11-11:30 a.m.
Meet at the compass rose under the porch of the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center
Learn about fun facts of the Mississippi Headwaters during this short naturalist-led walk to the Headwaters of the Mississippi River.