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  • Fall Migration

    Waterfowl Migration Watch

    Each week during the fall, biologists fly over the Upper Mississippi River and Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuges to estimate bird use.

    Waterfowl migration counts

  • Fall Fun on the Refuge!

    Fall Fun on the Refuge

    Fall migration is underway on the refuge! Prairie grasses paint the sand hills with a palette of cozy colors!

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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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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2014
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