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Joe Pye Weed and butterflies at Upper and Lower Lakes

Posted by Jeff Bolsinger,
North Country explorer from Canton, NY
September 1, 2019

I spent some time this afternoon poking around a field at Upper and Lower Lakes Wildlife Management area that had lots of Joe Pye Weed in bloom. Many Monarchs were flying around--it's nice to see so many Monarchs after a few years without many around. A few other butterflies were flitting about the field, including a Bronze Copper.