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  • Cone flower

    Stop and Smell the Flowers

    Adult monarch butterflies drink nectar from many kinds of flowers. Caterpillars only eat milkweed.

    What should I plant?

  • Group Photo at Hackmatack NWR

    Partnerships

    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

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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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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015
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