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    Missing the Monarchs?

    While many monarchs head to Mexico for the winter, others overwinter in Texas, California, or Florida.

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    Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

    The Northern Tallgrass Prairie is managed by Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge.


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: Nov 06, 2015
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