The National Wildlife Refuge System conserves some of our nation's most cherished natural treasures, from such charismatic species as the bald eagle and the whooping crane to tiny gems like the Nihoa millerbird in Hawaii or Kirtland's warbler in Michigan and Wisconsin.
Managing a Globally Important Bird Area
Progress in central Michigan once meant wrestling farmable land. Today, progress means turning some of agricultural lands back into wetlands. READ MORE >>
A Whimbrel Named Hope
The odyssey of Hope, a whimbrel carrying a satellite transmitter, continues to amaze scientists. READ MORE >>
Three refuges work in tandem for the bald eagle. READ MORE >>
Refuges help sandhill cranes hang on. READ MORE >>