Wild Goose Chase 2015
This 5K run/walk event features the best of both worlds with both road and natural trails that venture through the Refuge.
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Leftover Permits at Vendors Sept. 9th
The application period had closed. Leftover permits will become available Sept. 9th. See 2015 Application info sheet for more details.
Wildlife Drive Now Open
Be added to the hundreds who have enjoyed our Wildlife Drive this Summer. This Auto Tour stretches 6.5 Miles throughout the refuge.
More Info and Wildlife Drive Hours...
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
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
The White-tailed Deer Hunt application period will open July 15th. This year's process has been changed. See our hunting page for more details. Visit Hunting Page
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: Sep 02, 2015