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  • Flooded Trail

    CAUTION: Trail Flooding Update

    Significant portions of refuge lands, trails and wildlife observation areas remain under water and covered with flood debris.

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  • 2015 Draft Hunt Plan

    A 30-day public comment period for the Refuge's Draft Hunting Plan begins July 28, 2014 and closes on August 27, 2014.

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  • Young Waterfowler

    Young Waterfowlers

    Youth, ages 11-15 years old, learn waterfowl hunting, ecology and become firearms certified through attending Young Waterfolwers Program.

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  • Oak Savanna Restoration

    Oak Savanna Restoration

    Conservation Corps Minnesota continued habitat restoration efforts at Louisville Swamp and Long Meadow Lake this spring.

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  • Teaching Practicum

    Teaching Practicum

    Want to gain hands-on, real world experience teaching in the outdoors as well as a classroom? Then our Teaching Practicum may be for you!

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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: Jul 25, 2014
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