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    Where's the Water?

    Learn more about why the wetlands are dry this year and what it means for waterfowl hunting season.

    Where's the Water?

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    Waterfowl Blind Locations

    View waterfowl blind locations along with mowed trails to each blind.

    Hunting Information

  • 2015 Photo Contest

    2015 Refuge Photo Contest

    Enter the 2015 Refuge Photo Contest and help highlight the natural beauty found on our national wildlife refuges.

    2015 Photo Contest Information

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    Disabled Hunter Deer Hunt

    Learn about the new disabled hunter accessible deer hunting opportunities available this fall! Lottery drawing is Aug. 10, 2015.

    Press Release

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    Butterfly or Moth?

    Can you tell the difference between a butterfly or moth?

    Butterfly vs. Moth

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Story Trail

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Story trail on Myrtle Falls trail. Funded by WREN, The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc., USFWS, and Bonners Books. Share a nature story with your children as you hike up to the waterfall. Story will change throughout the year.

About the Complex

Inland Northwest NWR Complex

From the channeled scablands, to the mixed-conifer forests, and diverse wetlands three uniquely different refuges comprise the Inland Northwest Refuge Complex.

Kootenai is managed as part of the Inland Northwest NWR Complex.

Learn more about the complex 

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.

Learn more about the NWRS  

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Page Photo Credits — Elk in winter. -© Steve Jamsa
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2015
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