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  • Draft Compatibility Determinations

    The public is encouraged to review and comment on the Middle Mississippi River NWR Draft Compatibility Determinations from September 23, 2015 to October 7, 2015. Click on the link below for more information and to access the documents for review.

    Draft Compatibility Determinations for the Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge

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    Stop and Smell the Flowers

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

    What should I plant?

  • All the Divisions are now open for hunting

    For the 2014-2015 hunting season, all Refuge divisions are open to some form of hunting opportunity. Please check the link below for more information and a copy of the hunt brochure. Users can also check out the map link on the right side of the homepage for additional information about each Refuge division.

    Rules and Regulations

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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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2015
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