Weekly Waterfowl Reports
Weekly waterfowl estimates on the refuge
New Disabled Hunter Deer Hunt
Learn about the new disabled hunter accessible deer hunting opportunities available this fall! New map and rule changes are now in effect.
All About Birds
Learn about some of the birds that make Kootenai NWR their home!
The "Blue Goose" has been adopted as the symbol of the National Wildlife Refuge System since 1936.The Blue Goose History
About the 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
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
The striking cinnamon colored head and light-blue wing patch make this dabbling duck a delight to see!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Cinnamon teal drake. -©Stan Bousson, Black-chinned Hummingbird. -©Stan Bousson, Puddles the Blue Goose. © Sharon Lindsay, Elk in winter. -© Steve Jamsa, White-tail Buck. ©Stan Bousson, Drake mallard. © Stan Bousson
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2014