Fireflies, Monarchs, and Bees..Oh My!

Webinar, festival, and other resources


Join us on Wednesday, June 24, from 6:00-7:30 for a presentation on MONARCHS (AND OTHER WINGED CREATURES). This webinar will be hosted by Zoom using code #737796 and is FREE.

Register in advance for this meeting:

register here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Speakers include:

Dr. Gail Morris / Southwest Monarch Study
Christy Bills / Natural History Museum of Utah
Joseph Wilson / Utah State University Bee Lab

Learn about monarch conservation efforts and the status of monarchs in Utah. Find out about ongoing studies and discoveries in regards to Utah fireflies, including Firefly Park population. And, learn about our valued pollinator in the bee family, both honey bees and bumble bees (Did you know that Utah is home to 11 species of bumble bees?)


Nibley will also be hosting a MONARCH FESTIVAL (AND OTHER WINGED CREATURES) on July 30, 2020, at Virgil Gibbons Heritage Park (2456 S 800 W, Nibley) if the COVID-19 situation allows. The event will be from 4:00-9:30 p.m. and will include bands, food trucks, presentations, and a number of community outreach booths. Again, details will be posted here and on our Facebook page.

We hope you can join us for this fun celebration!

If you have questions about either event, please contact Becky Yeager (435-757-6283, [email protected]). Questions related to other happenings at Firefly Park can be directed to the Nibley City Offices.

Here are some great sources to learn more about fireflies, monarchs, and bees; conservation efforts; and habitat requirements:

These events are sponsored by Nibley City, Cache Valley Wildlife Association,
Monarchs of Bridgerland, and RAE Environmental.