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    Stop and Smell the Flowers

    Adult monarch butterflies drink nectar from many kinds of flowers. Caterpillars only eat milkweed.

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    Welcome Home!

    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!

    Monarch Egg

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2015
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