All life stages of the Milkweed Bug use the many milkweed plants we have at the sanctuary.
These harmless (to us) wasps dig their homes in the sand.
There are many different bumble bees who use the sanctuary. This is probably the Common Eastern Bumble Bee
One of our earliest butterflies in the season. They migrate up from southern states where they spend the winter.
Monarch butterflies love our orange Butterfly Weed. A member of the Milkweed family that the Monarchs need to thrive.
Sometimes it is a hard world. Here is a Praying Mantis eating a butterfly. They also eat lots of insect pests as well.