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Last Day the Fishing Loop is Open

September 30thDucks

September 30th is the last day the Fishing Loop is open. Starting October 1st the Fishing Loop will be closed to all traffic, including foot and bike traffic. This is to provide a place for migrating birds to rest undisturbed. Birds that live on the refuge throughout the summer months are often times accustomed to people and cars. Birds that stop at the refuge during migration are easily disturbed. These birds need their energy to complete their long flight. This is the reason for the closure of the Fishing Loop at an earlier date than the Marshland Wildlife Drive.   

See you in the spring!

The Fishing Loop will reopen May 15th.

Page Photo Credits — Ring-necked Ducks - Kelly Ramsey/2011 Photo Contest
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2013
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