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    Refuges & The Next Generation

    The new NWR Vision document outlines a blueprint for 21st century conservation success.

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    Sturgeon Show and Tell

    USFWS Fisheries Biologists educate youth with a show and tell lake sturgeon lesson on the water!

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    Byways to Flyways

    Habitat and wildlife found along the Detroit River and Western Lake Erie offer world class opportunities for birding enthusiasts!

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    Grassy Island Updates

    Stay informed and discover the important work being done to protect and remediate important trust resources like Grassy Island.

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    2013 Annual Report Available

    Check out the 2013 Annual Report and catch up on the many exciting happenings taking place at America's ONLY international wildlife refuge!

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Eagle Tour 2015 Registration CLOSED!

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Winners of the Eagle Tour Lottery have been contacted. If you have any questions please contact Jennie Braatz at jennifer_braatz@fws.gov Thank you for your interest in the Wonderful Wildlife of Southeast Michigan!

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Detroit River IWR is nearly 6,000 acres of islands, coastal wetlands, marshes, shoals, and waterfront lands along 48 miles of Detroit River and Western Lake Erie shorelines. Find out more about the units that make up the nation's ONLY international wildlife refuge.

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About the NWRS

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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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Page Photo Credits — View from the Refuge Gateway © Jerry Jourdan, Wildlife Sculpture at Refuge Gateway © DTE Energy, Youth Duck Hunters © Joe Robison, Michigan, DNR
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2015
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