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    Missing the Monarchs?

    While many monarchs head to Mexico for the winter, others overwinter in Texas, California, or Florida.

    Save the Monarch

  • Group Photo at Hackmatack NWR


    Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge has evolved through partnerships.

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  • Field Notes

    Field Notes

    See the latest activities and accomplishments of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service across the nation.

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  • Partners for Fish & Wildlife - Rotator

    Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program

    We work with private landowners to improve fish and wildlife habitat on their lands. This program is crucial to the success of our refuge.

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  • Tree Swallow

    Celebrate International Migratory Birds

    Bird banding and activities on Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 26th. Join us for family-friendly bird fun!

    International Migratory Bird Day

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 04, 2015
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