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    Weland Wonders

    Aquatic plants are blooming in the wetlands making the perfect backdrop for egrets, herons, and pelicans!

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    Stop and Smell the Flowers

    Adult monarch butterflies drink nectar from many kinds of flowers. Caterpillars only eat milkweed.

    What should I plant?

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    Field Notes

    Showcasing the activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

    Field Notes

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 20, 2015


  • Restore Habitat! Restore Birds!

    Annual Bird FestivalMay 09, 2015

    Join Us, Saturday May 9, 2015 for our annual birding festival from 8 am to 1 pm.

    Bird Festival 2015
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