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  • Availability of Trapping Permits for the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kendra Niemec 608 779-2386
    September 25, 2014 Mary Stefanski 507 494-6229

    The Refuge announced today that special use permits and trap tags for the 2014-2015 furbearer trapping season will be issued beginning on the following
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    Special Trapping Program Bids Now Being Accepted

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                          Contact: Ed Britton
    September 17, 2014                                                   815-273-2732 ext 111

     Trappers interested in taking advantage of this program can submit a sealed bid from September 15 to October 15 at the Refuge headquarters located at 7071 Riverview Road, Thomson, IL 61285. A minimum bid of $200 is required. Bids will be opened on October 16, and successful high bidders will be notified that day. Full payment must be received before trapping will be allowed. Trappers are encouraged to bid on one or both trapping units, however, separate bids must be submitted.

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    Waterfowl Hunting Closed Area Regulations
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pam Steinhaus (815) 273-2732
    September 19, 2014 Refuge Ranger

    Upper Mississippi River Refuge Waterfowl Hunting Closed Area Regulations

    The Fish & Wildlife Service would like to remind everyone about Waterfowl Hunting Closed Areas and No Hunting Zones on the Upper Mississippi River Refuge in Pools 12, 13 & 14. These areas cover a small percentage of the Refuge and are subject to special regulations relating to access and waterfowl hunting. The following areas are included:
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    HawkWatch-October 11, 2014 Marquette, Iowa

    PromoList Hawk Watch Schedule HawkWatch activities will be held concurrently at three different area locations. Visitors should start at the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre, located at 509 Hwy 18 in Marquette, Iowa, 0.5 mile west of the Marquette-Joliet Bridge on Hwy 18. Maps and a schedule of all events wil

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Last Updated: Jan 09, 2014
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