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    So Long For Now!

    Our monarch butterflies are headed south for the winter. But don’t worry-they’ll be back again next spring!

    So Long For Now

  • Cedar Waxwing

    Birdwatchers: Recent Bird Sightings

    Birdwatchers stay up to date with bird sightings on the refuge.

    Up to Date Bird Sightings

  • Common loon with chicks on its back by Dan Irizarry

    Introducing Seney Wildlife Refuge

    This three minute introduction to the refuge contains footage from the Seney Natural History Association film "The Wonder of Nature.”

    Seney National Wildlife Refuge Promo Video

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  • Youth in the Outdoors - Stream Safari

    Support the Friends Group

    Support Seney Natural History Association! The non-profit group helps the refuge put on special events, hire interns, and much more!

    Seney Natural History Association

Whitefish Point Unit

Whitefish Point Unit

Snowy Owl eating Grebe by Sara D'Angelo

The Whitefish Point Unit (53 acres) of Seney National Wildlife Refuge is located about 11 miles north of Paradise, Michigan. The unit is a stop-over for birds migrating to and from Canada.

Whitefish Point Unit

About the Complex

Seney National Wildlife Refuge

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Seney National Wildlife Refuge also manages Huron, Harbor Island, Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuges and Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area.

Seney is managed as part of the Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

Learn more about the complex 

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 — Misty Morning Sunrise, © Candice Massey, Cedar Waxwing - Dawn Marsh, SNHA Intern, Common Loon with Chicks - Dan Irizarry/2011 Photo Contest, Yellow-rumped Warbler, © Larry McGahey, Stream Invertebrates Class - Jan Barrett/USFWS, Snowy Owl Eating a Grebe, Sara D'Angelo/2012 Photo Contest - 2nd Place Wildlife Category, Chipmunk, © Julie Christiansen, Hunting Camp - USFWS, Yellow Warbler - © Keith Parish, Common Tern Colony, USFWS, Pileated Woodpecker Chicks - Jeremy Maslowski/USFWS, Downy Woodpecker, © Naji Hussenini, Canoeing the Manistique River - Keri Boothe/2012 Photo Contest: 1st Place Recreation Category, Biking at Youth in the Outdoors - Jan Barrett/USFWS
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
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