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Slipper Orchids in Bloom!

Most of the native orchids in Wisconsin can be found in Door County. These yellow lady slippers, Cypripedium parviflorum, are blooming in the open woods around the refuge. We were surprised to find several hundred in bloom. If you are visiting Door County in late May to late June be sure to look for these and other beautiful orchid species!  For more information: https://doorcountypulse.com/door-nature-native-wild-orchids/

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TheRefugeLogHome - September 3, 2023

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TheRefugeLogHome - July 7, 2023

Butterflies and Blooms

Almost 100 species of butterflies can be found in Door county. A couple of species were flying around The Refuge last week; the Red Admiral and the Northern Crescent. Red Admirals are highly adaptable and can be found in a …

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TheRefugeLogHome - May 31, 2023

Spring Wild Flowers

Throughout May and June wildflowers may be found along many park trails.  On our last trip we found forget me nots, trillium and wild strawberry.  Yellow slipper orchids are abundant at The Refuge. And make sure to check out the …

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