There are wildlife viewing opportunities throughout the year at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge. Visit our Wildlife & Habitat page to learn more about when and where to view various species.Wildlife & Habitat
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.
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Around the Refuge
Muskrats are just one example of the winter wildlife you will find when you explore the refuge while snow is on the ground. Come walk, snowshoe or cross-country ski on our 7 miles of public trail!
There are a variety of activities year-round at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, hunting, environmental education and interpretation. Learn more on our Visitor Activities page.Visitor Activities
There are a wide variety of opportunities for volunteers on the refuge including invasive species control, trail maintenance, waterfowl banding, public events and many others. Learn more on our Get Involved page.Get Involved
Visible from mid-March through early November. This species is frequently observed along trails and wildlife viewing areas of the refuge in wetland areas and marsh units. Nesting boxes are placed in many wetland habitats and these nesting boxes are visible from refuge trails, boardwalks and viewing areas.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Wetland complex - Ken Sturm/USFWS.
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2014