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  • Festival Birds

    Festival of Birds

    Join us for the Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds May 15-18, 2014. Birdwatching tours, workshops, presentations and more!

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  • Refuge Gallery

    Field Notes

    See the latest activities, events, and conservation work of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

    Field Notes

  • Insect Sweep Nets

    Prairie Fun Day

    Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10:00am–2:00pm at the Wetland District office located at 26624 N Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

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 31, 2014
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