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    Summer SCA Biological Science Technican

    Join our staff this summer by working on the refuge! Apply on the SCA website below.

    Biological Science Technican Position

  • Ski and Snowshoe at the Refuge!

    Grab your skis and snowshoes and explore the auto tour road and trails!

    Trail Map

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    Butterfly or Moth?

    Can you tell the difference between a butterfly or moth?

    Butterfly vs. Moth

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    The elusive badger...ferocious or friendly!?

    Find out more!

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Story Trail

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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

Inland Northwest NWR 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

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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Page Photo Credits — Elk in winter. -© Steve Jamsa
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016
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