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  • Pipeline work starting on Bluff Trail

    The CenterPoint Energy Lyndale High Pressure Natural Gas line is being replaced this year. The Bluff Trail will be impacted.

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  • Cross pollination rotator photo # 2

    Auditions for Cross Pollination in April

    Auditions & Volunteer Sign Up for the refuge's original musical theater production is April 17-19. All ages and abilities are needed!

    Cross Pollination Auditions April 2015

  • 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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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2015
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