Join a refuge ranger and area birders to take part in the longest running Citizen Science Survey in the world. Participants will get to identify as many birds as possible by sight and sound on Mingo NWR. The bird count takes part the entire day, but participants are welcome to come and go as they please. Pre-registration is appreciated at 573-222-3589.
Starting March 1 and going through September 30 all refuge waters are open to boating and fishing. The possession or use of gasoline powered boat motors is prohibited on all refuge waters. Electric trolling motors are permitted outside the Wilderness Area. For more information on fishing and boating download the regulation brochure.
Starting October 1 and going through end of February the following refuge waters are closed: Monopoly Marsh, Rockhouse Marsh, moist soil units, and waterways located between Ditch 2 and 6. All other waters are open. This partial refuge waters closure is to minimize disturbance to migrating and wintering waterfowl.
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