to the heart and soul of Mexico
Travel with The Michoacan Reforestation Fund and La Cruz Habitat Protection Project. This unique tour offers the opportunity to witness the dynamics of deforestation and reforestation, while learning about the local history and culture. Visit a copper artisan's atelier and a lake where the fisherman still use butterfly nets. Relax in two different natural hot springs and travel to two sacred mountains where millions of monarchs overwinter. Renew yourself and help save the butterflies.

Cost: $1,400 per person. Includes food, lodging and transportation in Mexico for 5 days. Tours are limited to a maximum of 12 people. Part of the proceeds helps in the reforestation effort. Air transport to Mexico and all liquor consumption is extra. Deposit of 50% is required.

For information about the Spirit of Butterflies Tours to Mexico, contact Maraleen Manos-Jones,mmjbutterfly@hvc.rr.com, tel: 718-398-3096.
See also www.spiritofbutterflies.com.

: Myth, Magic and Art
An inspiring book about the significance of the butterfly by Maraleen Mons-Jones and published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. It is a treasure for any butterfly lover, this 144 page book has 150 full-color and 25 black and white illustrations. Dr. Lincoln Brower says, "it is artistically spectacular and historically important, as well as beautifully written...in short a major contribution to culture." Part of the proceeds of the book The Spirit of Butterflies: Myth, Magic and Art, by Maraleen Manos-Jones, goes to The Michoacan Reforestation Fund.

For information on how to order, visit www.spiritofbutterflies.com.