Surviving the Winter
Our monarchs are wintering in Mexico. January is the most hazardous month for them, so send warm wishes as they weather the winter storms.
A Positive Prediction for the Spring
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
Iowa Pleistocene Snail
Considered a glacial relict species, it has survived only on these small areas where temperature, moisture and food are suitable.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2015