Ski and Snowshoe at the Refuge!
Grab your skis and snowshoes and explore the auto tour road and trails!
The elusive badger...ferocious or friendly!?
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Browse through the odonata photo gallery to see some of the species on the refuge!
Odonata Photo Gallery
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.
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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
Spend 16 weeks working on the Refuge on various avian, mammal, amphibian, and vegetation surveys! Apply through the SCA website below.Bio. Tech. Position
Leashed dog walking is allowed ONLY on the Auto Tour Road.Rules and Regulations
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, White-tail Buck. ©Stan Bousson, Drake mallard. © Stan Bousson, Western Grebe. - © Cheri Guinn, Bohemian Waxwing. - © Steve Jamsa
Last Updated: Jan 28, 2015
Live Owl ProgramFebruary 27, 2015
Join the Friends of KNWR for a night with the owls!More Information...
Bird Walk on the RefugeFebruary 21, 2015
During 2015, the Friends of KNWR will host a Bird Walk at the Refuge on the 3rd Saturday of each month More details