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  • Long Lake Boat Landing Closed for Construction

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  Contact: Tim Miller: 608-779-2385
    August 27, 2015                                                                   Kendra Niemec: 608-779-2386
      

    The Refuge will be refurbishing the Long Lake Boat Landing, located near Trempealeau, Wisconsin. The landing will be closed from August 31 to September 16, 2015.


    September Programs at Visitor Center on Brice Prairie - Onalaska, Wisconsin
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         Contact: Katie Julian
    August 20, 2015                                                                                  (608) 779-2391
    September Programs at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge Visitor Center You’re invited! Please join us for the following Saturday 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.
    Refuge Seeking Reed Canary Grass Hay Harvest
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          Contact: Tim Miller 608/779-2385
    August 19, 2015                                                                    Kendra Niemec 608/779-2386

    Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Seeks Reed Canary Grass Hay Harvest to Assist with Habitat Management

    The La Crosse District of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is considering interest in reed canary grass hay harvest on approximately 200 acres in three designated areas on the Refuge.
    Halfmoon Landing Improvements Starting Soon

    Rich Text    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:     Mary Stefanski (507) 494-6229 August 18, 2015 Halfmoon Landing Improvements Starting Soon Boaters may be affected by improvements to the Halfmoon Boat Landing located at the end of West Newton Road near Kellogg, MN. The

    Halfmoon Landing Improvements Starting Soon
    Get Hooked on Fishing Kids Fishing Day
    Get Hooked on Fishing Kids Fishing Day
    Local area youth, ages 5-12, are encouraged to pre-register now for Kids Fishing Day at the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. A youth fishing clinic will be held at Frog Pond on September 12, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Children 6 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the day. The Service will provide poles (for those that do not have their own), bait, lessons and some good ‘ol fishing fun. Following an exciting day of fishing will be a “shore lunch”, hot dog cookout. Contact the District Office at (815) 273-2732, to register your child or volunteer to help. Registration ends September 10 at 4 pm. Please bring your own fishing pole if you have one.
    Paddle and Scout Invasive Aquatic Plant Species with Ranger Ed
    You are invited to join Refuge Ranger Ed on a trip through the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge near Buffalo City, WI. Join fellow paddlers as they travel downstream from Belvidere Slough Landing to Lower Spring Lake Landing and survey the area for invasive aquatic plant species Saturday, August 29, 2015. The trip will begin at 9:00 a.m. and finish at approximately 12:30 p.m. Transport between landings will be provided.
    Paddle and Scout Invasive Aquatic Plant Species with Ranger Ed
    Youth Deer Hunt Applications Are Still Available
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2015 Contact: Ed Britton 815-273-2732 ext 111

    Youth Deer Hunt Applications Are Still Available

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is again accepting applications for the Youth Deer Hunt at Lost Mound Unit. The initial application period ended August 1 but only 32 youth applied for the 40 available hunt sites. Applications will be accepted until September 18. Resident and non-resident youth can apply. The special deer hunt for youth (ages 10-15) is conducted within designated Closed Areas of Lost Mound.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2015
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