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  • Catapillar on Milkweed

    Mmmm, Milkweed!

    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

  • Group Photo at Hackmatack NWR

    Partnerships

    Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge has evolved through partnerships.

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  • Field Notes

    Field Notes

    See the latest activities and accomplishments of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service across the nation.

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  • Partners for Fish & Wildlife - Rotator

    Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program

    We work with private landowners to improve fish and wildlife habitat on their lands. This program is crucial to the success of our refuge.

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  • Tree Swallow

    Celebrate International Migratory Birds

    Bird banding and activities on Saturday and Sunday, April 25th and 26th. Join us for family-friendly bird fun!

    International Migratory Bird Day

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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 — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015
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