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    Summer Programs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               Contact: Katie Julian

    June 18, 2015                                                               (608) 779-2391

    Summer Programs at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge Visitor Center You’re invited! Please join us for the following nature programs at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge! Please note that programs start at different times and that some programs require advanced registration. Reservations are made by calling (608) 779- 2391 on a first-come, first-served basis. All programs are free to participate.

    Summer Programs
    Lost Mound Deer Hunt 2015

    For Immediate Release: June 26, 2015                  Contact:  Ed Britton 815-273-2732 ext.111

     Lost Mound Deer Hunt Applications Available July 1 The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge has announced the 2015 applications for the special deer hunt at Lost Mound are available. Two managed deer hunts, one for youth (ages 10-15) and one for adults with disabilities (16 a

    Potters Marsh Drawing 2015

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2015                                                         Contact: Ed Britton (815) 273-2732 ext 111

    Potters Marsh Drawing is July 25

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the drawing for Potter’s Marsh waterfowl hunting sites will be held on Saturday, July 25, at Manny’s Pizza, 211 Main Street, Savanna, Illinois. Applications will be accepted from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with the drawing to be held at 1:00 p.m. A $10.00 application fee is required. You must apply in person and must be present at the drawing. When your ticket is drawn in the lottery, you will select your choice from the 49 available sites. A $100 non-refundable fee is charged for each applicant that receives a hunt site.

    No Fireworks Allowed on the “Upper Miss” Refuge
    The 4th of July is just around the corner. If you are heading to the Mississippi River for a boating or camping trip, just a reminder – no fireworks are allowed on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge because of their disturbance to wildlife as well as the litter they leave behind.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2015
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