U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


We found a good use for an old landfill in Vermont. Read how what was once a dumping ground is now attracting beautiful wildlife.

It’s early November and, monarchs have finally completed their migration! If this fascinating journey and tale of survival wasn’t interesting enough, the arrival of the monarchs coincides with a significant event in Mexican culture.

Fall is here and while the leaves are changing and the temperatures are cooling, monarch butterflies are continuing their 3,000 mile journey to Mexico! A great time to teach students about these magnificent butterflies; learn more about how we’re putting this into practice at schools in Philadelphia.