Long recognized by botanists as a premiere site to study rare plants, the Southern Lake Michigan Rim also hosts a tremendous variety of other species such as butterflies and birds. Find out what you can expect to see when you visit conservation sites in the area.
Butterflies of the Southern Lake Michigan Rim
See a sampling of SLMR’s butterflies -- key indicators of environmental health.
Butterfly Monitoring Provides Valuable Data
Butterflies are perfect for revealing the health of the different habitats in northwestern Indiana.
Find more information about this elusive and endangered butterfly.
Beautiful Plants and Flowers of the Southern Lake Michigan Rim
A slideshow of some of the plants and flowers that represent the extreme diversity of the area.