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 Area Now Open
The Old Cedar parking lot and trailhead have reopened.
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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
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
For hunting opportunities, download the refuge hunting brochure.