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  • October Monarch 2

    Monarchs Fill Reserve Skies

    Our monarchs have made it past the critical winter storm period. In March they will start to migrate north.

    As Temperatures Rise - Butterflies Take to the Skies!

  • Bloomington EVC Phones are Out of Order

    The Bloomington Education & Visitor Center phones are out of order. Please call 612/716-0409 if you need to get in touch with us. Thank you!

  • Old Cedar Bridge

    Old Cedar Area Now Open

    The Old Cedar parking lot and trailhead have reopened.

    Click here for more information

  • We have new Winter hours!

    Our Bloomington Winter hours have changed! From now to March 26th, the center will be open Tuesday - Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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: Feb 09, 2016
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