The Magnificent Monarch
by Nancy Gehlhausen
3:00 pm North Tent (near totem pole by playground)
The magnificent monarch is one of most incredible creatures on the planet. Everything about it is beautiful, but there is much more to the monarch than just its beauty. In this presentation participants will learn about the life cycle of the monarch, its role as a flagship species, its struggle to survive, and efforts to rescue this incredible species.
Nancy Gehlhausen resides in Oakland City and is a retired French teacher. She is a friend of and volunteer for the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge in Pike and Gibson Counties. As a nature enthusiast, Nancy spends countless hours outside observing nature and doing all that she can to promote, improve, and protect Indiana’s natural environment.