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    Old Cedar Avenue updates

    The first phase of the Old Cedar Avenue project started in January. Work will be ongoing through 2016. Photo by Kent Landerholm

    Old Cedar Avenue project updates

  • Cross pollination rotator photo # 2

    Your Refuge Stories Needed!

    We need your refuge stories-share them at one of the upcoming story swaps, and it may be featured in our upcoming walking theater!

    Cross pollination story swap meetings

  • Youth at environmental education program at Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

    2015-2016 Teaching Practicum

    Are you interested in gaining experience teaching outdoors and in the classroom? Then our teaching practicum may be for you!

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  • Kid fishing

    Interested in Becoming a Partner School?

    Now Accepting Refuge Partner School Applications for the 2015-2016 School Year. Click the link for more information and for an application.

    Partner School Application 2015-2016

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
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