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    McGregor District Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Summer Work

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             Contact: Rich King 563-873-3423
    February 26, 2015                                                                                                     McGregor District Office


    The McGregor District of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) will be hiring four students this summer to work on Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crews. This summer’s eight week YCC program begins Monday, June 15 and ends Friday, August 7. Crew members will be paid $7.25 per hour for a 40-hour work week. The work week is Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Young men and women, 15 through 18 years of age, who are permanent residents of the United States, its Territories, or possessions, are eligible for employment without regard to social, economic, racial, or ethnic backgrounds.  

    Applications should be submitted to the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge, 470 Cliff Haven Road, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, 53821, (Attention: YCC Coordinator). Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2015 to be considered.

     

    McGregor District Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Summer Work
    The McGregor District Office Moves to Wisconsin
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:                                                                      Rich King 563-873-3423
    February 26, 2015                                                                                              McGregor District Manager




    The office for McGregor District of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) has been located at 401 Business Hwy 18N in McGregor, Iowa since the 1980s. As of March 30, 2015, the office will be located at 470 Cliff Haven Road, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
    The McGregor District Office Moves
    Kid's Ice Fishing Event
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:                                 Ed Lagace (507) 494-6236
    January 14, 2015                                                           Park Ranger

    ICE FISHING FOR KIDS

    Winona, Minn. – The annual Kid’s Ice Fishing Event co-sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of the Refuge Headwaters is scheduled for Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the McNally Boat Landing on Prairie Island Drive, Winona, MN.
    Kids ice fishing event 2015
    Winter Programs

     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                           Contact: Katie Julian
    December 18, 2014                                                                    (608) 779-2391


    Winter Programs at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge Visitor Center, La Crosse District.   During the months of January, February, and March, the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge will host nature programs for family audiences on the first Saturday of the month and for older children and adults on the third Saturday.

    Registration is open for the 2015 Jr. Stewards Program
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact: Pam Steinhaus (815) 273-2732
    December 22, 2014                                                                  Visitor Service Manager


    Registration is open for the 2015 Jr. Stewards Program
    If you would like more detailed information and downloada registration form, please visit the Jr. Steward’s page at www.stewardsumrr.org or you can contact the refuge office at 815-273-2732, ext. 116. Space is limited so don’t wait too long.
    Bald Eagle Watching Tours
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 Contact: Pam Steinhaus (815) 273-2732
    December 22, 2014                                                             Visitor Service Manager

    Bald Eagle Watching Trips

    One of the Refuge Friends groups, Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge (SUMRR), will be hosting Bald Eagle viewing trips each Saturday starting on January 17 through March 7th.
    Trips will leave from the Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center in Thomson, Illinois promptly at 2:00 p.m. and travel to various locations along the Upper Mississippi River National
    Wildlife and Fish Refuge returning by 5:00 p.m.
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2014
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