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    Adult and juvenile tundra swans by ©Alan Stankevitz Rich Text Refuge Naturalists to Staff Brownsville and Shady Maple Overlooks During Tundra Swan Migration On weekends this fall, Refuge staff and volunteers will be available at the Brownsville and Shady Maple Overlooks to share information about migra

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    Creepy Critters Trick-or-treat-Event

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kendra Niemec
    608-779-2386

    Creepy Critters Trick-or-Treat Event -“Bats, Owls, Snakes, Oh My!”

    Anyone who dares to learn about bats, snakes, spiders, owls and more is invited to
    attend a “Creepy Critters” trick-or-treat event on Wednesday, October 29th starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor
    Center located on Brice Prairie.

     

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    Avoidance Area in Effect on Lake Onalaska

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Nissen (608) 779-2385
    October 10, 2014 Kendra Niemec (608) 779-2386


    Voluntary Waterfowl Avoidance Area in Effect
    on Lake Onalaska Beginning October 15

     A Voluntary Waterfowl Avoidance Area will once again be in effect on Lake Onalaska (Navigation Pool 7) of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge during the 2014 fall migration.

    Dates of the program are October 15 through mid-November.

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    October Special Programs La Crosse District Visitor Center

    For Immediate Release:                                        Contact:  Katie Julian 608 779 2391

    October 9, 2014

     

     Saturday, October 18th 10:30am: “The Reptiles and Amphibians of Wisconsin”
    presented by Mr. Matthew Heeter -- Kicking off our first “Science Saturday” for
    the fall.

    Wednesday, October 29th, 4:30pm – 8:00pm: Creepy Critters: Facts and Fiction
    – Are you ready for a howling good time?! If so, put on your costume and come
    join us to “trick or treat” around the Refuge to learn about “creepy critters”:
    owls, bats, ticks, spiders, snakes, and more!

    Where: Visitor Center N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI.

    Phone: La Crosse District Katie at (608) 779-2391

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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
    dates:
Last Updated: Jan 09, 2014
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