Winter is here!
Things are quiet, but you never know what you may see or hear!
Bowdoin Refuge Receives Award
The Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska has named Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge as a Top 50 Ecotourism Site...
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Before becoming a national wildlife refuge, the lands within Bowdoin were managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. Learn more
About the Complex
The refuge complex covers more than 84,000 acres in north-central Montana, spredaing across Blaine, Hill, Phillips, and Valley counties....
Bowdoin is managed as part of the Bowdoin Complex.
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About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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What's New At Bowdoin
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- February 09, 2016
Flocks of Canada geese filled the air today! The first sighting was on 31 January 2016, but their vocals and sightings are becoming more noticed. Water is still frozen, but the warming weather is melting it with each passing day. Snowy owls are still around, along with horned larks and snow buntings.
Rare sight of a partial albino great horned owl on the Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 09, 2015