Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019Flowers at prairie and grassland areas at are shown at Fort McCoy, Wis., in July 2019.
Many areas of the installation offer a natural habitat for many rare butterflies and grassland species of birds and wildflowers.
Wildlife management and prairie land management at Fort McCoy is coordinated by the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch.
Located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin.
The installation has provided support and facilities for the field and classroom training of more than 100,000 military personnel from all services each year since 1984.
Learn more about Fort McCoy online at https://home.army.mil/mccoy, on Facebook by searching "ftmccoy," and on Twitter by searching "usagmccoy."