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    Field Notes

    See the latest activities, events and conservation work at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Crab Orchard NWR Calendar of Events

    The 2014 Calendar of events is now available! Click the link below to download a pdf version.

    2014 Calendar of Events

  • Eagle Tours

    Bald Eagle Tours

    We are now taking reservations for the January 24th, 25th, 31st, & February 1st tours. Please call (618)997-3344 to reserve your spot.

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    Student Jobs

    The refuge offers a variety of work experiences for students.

    YCC Announcement 2015

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2015
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