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    Mmmm, Milkweed!

    Keep an eye out for emerging milkweed. This is the only plant monarch caterpillars will eat, so consider this while planning your garden.

    Milkweed Seed Finder

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    YCC Application Available

    Applications for the Youth Conservation Corps positions should be received at the refuge office by 4 PM on April 29th, 2015.

    Download Youth Conservation Corps Application

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 24, 2015


  • Spring Wildflower Hike

    db150x119April 30, 2015

    Join us for a guided evening walk on the nature trail down the forested bluff to the bottomlands along Muscatine Slough.

    Spring Wildflower Hike
  • Spring Bird Festival: Meet a Bird!

    bird_festival150x119May 09, 2015

    This festival will include a variety of free activities and is open to all ages!

    Spring Bird Festival: Meet A Bird!
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