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Butterfly Conservation


WVWA Monarchs

WVWA has been raising monarchs from eggs found on our preserves, and will begin tagging migrating monarchs in the fall of 2017. Follow the link to learn more about the monarch lifecycle, migration and our tagging project.

WVWA Monarchs »


Butterfly Checklist for WVWA Preserves

Checklist of the butterflies of WVWA based on surveys completed in 2014

WVWA Butterfly Checklist »

Butterfly Resources

Recommended field guides for butterfly and caterpillar ID, as well as good sources of natural history information on butterflies.

Butterfly Resources Doc »

Butterfly Gardening

Top 10 nectar and top 10 host plants for your butterfly garden!

Top Nectar and Host plants »