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    Wildlife Drive Re-Opens Oct. 4th

    The Wildlife Drive gate will open at 7:15am Saturday, October 4th, 2014. It is a wonderful time of year to visit.

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    Hunting Season Trail Closure

    Check out trail closure dates for the 2014 Hunting Season. Green Point and Germania Trails remain open as non-hunting areas.

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    Results For the Wild Goose Chase 2014

    See the Results! This 5K run/walk event featured the best of both worlds with both road and natural trails that venture through the Refuge.

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    Shiawassee NWR Deer Hunt

    The 2014 Refuge Deer Hunt is September 20th - January 1st, 2015. The application process has now opened.

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    Recent Bird Sightings

    As a designated Saginaw Bay Birding Trail destination, birders can rely on our updated eBird sightings when planning their next visit.

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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: Oct 10, 2014


  • Wild Goose Chase 5K Run/Walk

    WGCLDGJuly 12, 2014 - September 28, 2014

    Participants to run or walk (by category) their way through an off-road course that twists and turns throughout the scenic views of nature.

    Wild Goose Chase 2014
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