What is a River Pool?
Pools, navigation channel, backwaters, side channels, sloughs, and fish the wingdams are words and phrases used to describe places on the river refuge.Learning River Language
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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Calling all birdwatchers!
Celebrate Year of Birding on the Mississippi River.
Male American redstarts are flitting in the forest.
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Last Updated: May 23, 2016