The monarchs that originated in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. migrate to Mexico. In winter month they can be found on one of 12 mountains.
Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge
The Northern Tallgrass Prairie is managed by Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge.
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
A number of management techniques are used to restore tallgrass prairie habitat.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015