International Migratory Bird Day. Saturday May 14th, 2016
About the Complex
Devils Lake Wetland Management District is located in the heart of the Prairie Pothole Region of the United States and is one of nine wetland management districts within North Dakota.
Sullys Hill National Game Preserve is managed as part of the Devils Lake Wetland Management District.
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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.
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What's Happening at The Hill!
Pasqueflower also known as Prairie Crocus among the first flowers of spring are now blooming on the prairie.
New birds are arriving daily! As you enter the gate to Sullys Hill be sure to scan the open water for mallards, hooded mergansers, common golden eyes and wood ducks like the hen pictured here.
The visitor center will re-open for the season Saturday May 14th, 2016 Hours will be Wed-Fri 12pm-4pm, Sat 9am-4pm, and Sun 12pm-4pm. The visitor center will be closed Mon and Tue. The auto tour route with access to the hiking trails is open daily from 8am to sunset.
A year-round resident at Sullys Hill National Game Preserve, the pileated woodpecker carves an ellongated hole in dead trees. Look (and listen) for pileated woodpeckers hammering at dead trees in search of food.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., North American Bison and Bull Elk, By: Scott Ralston/USFWS, YCC Sampling Wetlands, By: Jim Thompson, "Shades of Autumn" 2013 Best of Show, Friends of Sullys Hill Photo Contest, By: Jim Hanson
Last Updated: Apr 04, 2016