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    Stage I Fire Restrictions

    Stage I Fire Restrictions are in affect at all units of the National Bison Range Complex within Lake and Flathead Counties.

    Stage I Fire Restrictions



Please visit Pablo National Wildlife Refuge.

About the Complex

National Bison Range Complex

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Four National Wildlife Refuges and a Wetland Management District are located in the Flathead, Mission and Pleasant Valleys. Find more information about the Complex at the link below.

Pablo is managed as part of the National Bison Range Complex.

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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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Winter Season at Pablo NWR

A group of bald eagles, white-headed adults and dark juveniles, stand on reservoir ice.  Photo by Ronald L Bell, USFWSJanuary 16, 2015

Pablo National Wildlife Refuge reopens to public use on January 21, 2015 - including access for Ice Fishing. Be aware of ice conditions and do not venture out if unsafe. See the Public Use Pamphlet for rules, regulations, and map.

Public Use Opportunities Pamphlet
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2015
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