All About Birds
Learn about some of the birds that make Kootenai NWR their home!
Butterfly or Moth?
Can you tell the difference between a butterfly or moth?
Butterfly vs. Moth
Biking at the Refuge
This spring, check out the unique bike racks our staff has created; moose, sturgeon, and fish!
Plan Your Visit
The elusive badger...ferocious or friendly!?
Find out more!
Story trail on Myrtle Falls trail. Funded by WREN, The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc., USFWS, and Bonners Books. Share a nature story with your children as you hike up to the waterfall. Story will change throughout the year.
About the Complex
From the channeled scablands, to the mixed-conifer forests, and diverse wetlands three uniquely different refuges comprise the Inland Northwest Refuge Complex.
Kootenai is managed as part of the Inland Northwest NWR Complex.
Learn more about the complex
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
Upcoming events for 2016 include Geology of Purcell Trench, Live Birds of Prey, Bat program, and Waterfowl Clinic.Events
During 2016 the Friends of KNWR will host a Bird Walk at the Refuge throughout the spring, summer, and fall.More information...
A long-term aquatic monitoring program is being implemented to evaluate impacts of climate change. Aquatic Monitoring for Climate Change
The striking cinnamon colored head and light-blue wing patch make this dabbling duck a delight to see!
Page Photo Credits Black-chinned Hummingbird. © Stan Bousson, Northern Saw-whet owl. © Nancy Russell., Western Meadowlark. © Annie Pflueger, Cinnamon Teal in Flight. -©Stan Bousson
Last Updated: May 03, 2016