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  • Highway Closure: Refuge Inaccessible

    High water has caused IDOT to close IL Hwy 78/97, used to access Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Beautiful but Toxic

    Multiple generations of monarchs will be produced this summer. But don’t confuse them with look-alikes!


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: Jun 26, 2015
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