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    Youth Conservation Corps Worker

    Youth ages 15-18 are eligible to apply for this summer job.


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    Missing the Monarchs?

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

    Save the Monarch

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    Owl Prowl November 21

    Listen for the hoots, wails and shrieks with refuge staff and Bob Walton.

    Owl Prowl November 21

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    Change in Deer Hunting Regulation

    Deer hunters in Illinois are prohibited from using deer drives to hunt.

    Change to Deer Hunting Regulations on Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge

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    Naturalists at Brownsville Overlook

    Saturday and Sunday on duty at Brownsville Overlook (3 miles south of Brownsville, MN) 10:00 am-4:00 pm. November 16 - 2000 swans seen.

Habitat Restoration Project Root River

Root River Project


A project to enhance aquatic habitat and restoration.

Root River Tract

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.

Learn more about the NWRS  

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2015
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