Needed for Butterfly Surveys
National Wildlife Refuge is seeking volunteers who enjoy being outdoors and
learning about the natural world. Volunteer to be a Karner Counter and help
monitor endangered Karner Blue Butterflies on the refuge.
conducted from mid-July through early August; scheduling is flexible. Surveying
involves walking off-trail along a survey route with a partner to count
butterflies. Typical survey routes are 2 miles long. Sign up for just one survey, or for several.
equipment will be provided. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on public programming or a copy of
our trail maps, contact the Necedah NWR Visitor Center at 608-565-2551 or by
e-mail at Necedah@fws.gov.
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is open Monday –
Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm, and is located off of Highway 21 four miles west of
the Village of Necedah or 18 miles east of Tomah. Refuge lands are open sunrise to sunset
year-round. For additional information
please call 608-565-2551or visit us online at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Necedah/.
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Keep an eye on flowers during the months of early May and August and you just might spy a Karner blue butterfly.