See the latest activities, events and conservation work at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.
The refuge offers a variety of work experiences for students.
YCC Announcement 2015
Crab Orchard NWR Calendar of Events
The 2015 Calendar of events is now available! Click the link below to download a pdf version.
2015 Calendar of Events
Keep an eye out for emerging milkweed. This is the only plant monarch caterpillars will eat, so consider this while planning your garden!
Milkweed Seed Finder
Herbicide Compatibility Determination
The Refuge Herbicide Compatibility Determination is up for review until May 27th. Follow the link below to view the document.
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Nesting bald eagles are easy to see on the Refuge during the fall and winter.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: May 14, 2015