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  • Jr. Duck Stamp 150 x 113

    Conservation Through the Arts!

    Calling all student artists...try your hand at creating a duck stamp. It's easy, fun and free to participate.

    Learn more about the Federal Jr. Duck Stamp program!

  • Raccoon 147 x 116

    Check out our photo gallery!

    Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge is a great place for photography!

    Refuge Photo Galleries

  • Ringneck duck 340 x 268

    Migration Sensation!

    The refuge is a great place for wintering waterfowl to rest including mallard, pintail, ringneck and bufflehead.

    Visit our Waterfowl Survey Page

  • Monarch on milkweed 150 x 88

    Monarch Mania

    Monarchs are the only butterflies to make a migration to Mexico. Join us in conserving this unique species!

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  • black duck

    American Black Duck

    This duck is often mistaken for the mallard, but take a second look and you'll see the darker plumage of our signature duck.

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Just for Kids

Kids Corner!

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If you want to learn more about nature or wildlife, we've got just the place for you! Our "Just for Kids" page has information, games, and ways you can help wildlife at home.

Discover more here!

About the Complex

Tennessee

Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge and Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge are two refuges managed under the same complex.

Cross Creeks is managed as part of the Tennessee .

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2016
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