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    Stop and Smell the Flowers

    Adult monarch butterflies drink nectar from many kinds of flowers. Caterpillars only eat milkweed.

    What should I plant?

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    Final Prospectus

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service releases final guidelines for managing Commercial Waterfowl Hunting Guide Services.

    Waterfowl Guide Final Prospectus

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    Citizen Scientist Needed

    Every year, mayflies emerge and can number in the millions. Become a Mayfly Watch observer.

    Mayfly Watch

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    Harper's Slough Islands Project

    Construction has begun. The Islands are built using material dredged from the main channel and from within the Harper’s Slough backwaters.

    Harper's Slough Islands

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    La Crosse District Manager Arrives

    Tim Miller is the new District Manager at La Crosse District. Mr. Miller comes here from Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa.

    New District Manager for La Crosse District Arrives

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Root River Project


A project to enhance aquatic habitat and restoration.

Root River Tract

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.

Learn more about the NWRS  

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Last Updated: Jul 08, 2015
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