For centuries, humanity has been spellbound by the enigmatic phenomenon of Monarch Migration as well as the wonders of nature. As scientific knowledge advances, so does our comprehension of the natural world that surrounds us. Embark on a thrilling journey with Jenna Straughan, a dedicated MSc candidate from the University of Guelph, specializing in the fascinating realms of entomology and ecology.
Jenna will be your guide, unveiling the mysteries of monarch migration patterns using the intriguing technique of “stable isotope analysis.” This scientific tool acts as a detective, uncovering the previously hidden origins of these majestic journeys.
In this engaging presentation, Jenna will simplify the concept of isotopes, sharing insights into her own research and showcasing how scientists globally utilize isotope analysis to tackle intricate questions about nature across time and geography. Jenna will demonstrate that the adage “you are what you eat” extends beyond humans becoming a vital instrument for scientists tracking the extraordinary wonders of nature including the migration of monarch butterflies.
Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Join Jenna for an enthralling and educational experience, delving into the captivating world of these remarkable insects and the scientific marvels behind their extensive travels.
Everyone is welcome. Join us and become part of “The Butterfly Effect: Unlocking the Mysteries of Monarch Migration”.