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    Field Notes

    See the latest activities, events and conservation work at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Crab Orchard NWR Calendar of Events

    The 2014 Calendar of events is now available! Click the link below to download a pdf version.

    2014 Calendar of Events

  • Eagle Tours

    Bald Eagle Tours

    We are now taking reservations for the January 24th, 25th, 31st, & February 1st tours. Please call (618)997-3344 to reserve your spot.

  • Waterfowl Hunting

    Recreation Fee Program Addition Proposal

    The Refuge is proposing modifications to the Controlled Waterfowl Hunt. To view the proposed changes please click the link below.

    Recreation Fee Changes Proposal

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2015
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