Montezuma Well Monarch Butterfly Tagging Event

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Date: July 31, 2015
Contact: Laura Varon-Burkhart, 928-567-3322 x 221

National Park ServiceNews Release

For Immediate Release –July 31, 2015
Caleb Kesler, Chief Ranger, MOCA/TUZI, 928-567-3322 x227

Monarch Butterfly Volunteer Tagging Event

Rimrock, AZ –Montezuma Well, part of Montezuma Castle National Monument

The Southwest Monarch Study and the National Park Service would like to invite the public to sign up for a unique volunteer experience!On Saturday, August 22, at 8:00am-10:30am at Montezuma Well, we will be catching, tagging, and releasing Monarch Butterflies so we can learn more about these delicate creatures.

We are looking for volunteers ages 14 &older to help us!The morning will consist of a short tagging lesson followed by some guided tagging in the field.We are only taking a limited number of volunteers.To sign up, please call the Montezuma Castle Visitor Center at 928-567-3322 x 221.

Montezuma Well is located at 5525 Beaver Creek Rd., Rimrock, AZ 86335.

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2016. Over 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 407 national parks and monuments and create close-to-home recreational and cultural opportunities.Montezuma Castle National Monument is located off I-17, exit 289 at 2800 Montezuma Castle Road, Camp Verde. For further information, call 928-567-3322, extension zero, visit or follow us at




Last updated: July 31, 2015

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