Stop and Smell the Flowers
Adult monarch butterflies drink nectar from many kinds of flowers. Caterpillars only eat milkweed.
What should I plant?
Monarch butterflies are returning to our region in search of milkweed to lay their eggs on. Keep a sharp eye out and you might just see one!
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
Early settlers nicknamed the fish "spring keepers" or "well keepers".
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 10, 2015