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The Journey North has Begun
Monarchs have begun their journey north. The leading edge has reached Texas. Over the next six weeks monarchs will race north.
Report your sightings to Journey North
Partners for Fish & Wildlife
We recently added our Partners for Fish & Wildlife Page. Learn about opportunities to provide high quality habitat for future generations!
Michigan Junior Duck Stamp
The Michigan Junior Duck Stamp Program blends science curriculum and art to create a pattern in youth that leans toward conservation thinking. The Michigan JDS contest portion is free to enter. Each year thousands of students participate in their state’s program nationwide. Contest Info and Previous Winners
About the NWRS
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Lend your talents, enthusiasm and some of your time! Find out how to volunteer!Get Involved
Get your latest news, events and closures by visiting our Facebook Page. Facebook Page
The Partners for Fish & Wildlife program is a strong example of working with private landowners to enhance fish and wildlife habitat on their property. Community-based stewardship is found at the heart of this program. The program demonstrates voluntary advocacy for fish and wildlife conservation. To find more information visit our Partners Page. Partner's Page
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is a critical migration stopover site for waterfowl.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2016