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Utah Lake Field Station


Save the Monarchs

Monarch caterpillars only eat milkweed. If monarch eggs are laid on plants other than milkweed, the caterpillars cannot survive and starve to death. Monarch caterpillars rely on milkweed plants and that’s why female monarchs choose to lay their eggs on milkweed plants.


Utah Lake/Jordan River Kestrel Project

The Problem:

  • Loss of habitat

  • Rodent poisons being carried back to nests and killing fledgling

How You Can Help:

  • Build and put up nesting boxes

  • Stop using poisons to control rodents and use traps instead

  • Monitor fledglings

  • Band Kestrels

  • Monitor Nests


Utah Lake Field Station

Wildlife survey being conducted to assess the plants and animals currently living here in order to plan for

  • Eradication of invasive species

  • Identification of all potential threats and possible solutions in partnership with state agencies