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Kellys Slough
National Wildlife Refuge


Shrubs line the shore of a large wetland at Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge.  The wetland is a mixture of open water and patches of cattails.
221 2nd Street West
Devils Lake, ND   58301
E-mail: devilslake@fws.gov
Phone Number: 701-662-8611
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/kellys_slough/
This Refuge has been designated as a regional site of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network.
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  Wildlife and Habitat

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Twelve species of ducks have been found nesting on the Refuge. Giant Canada geese and a variety of shorebirds are also common on Kellys Slough NWR and surrounding lands. A 3-year study initiated in 2000 documented an average annual population of almost 36,000 shorebirds representing 22 species. The Refuge staff manage eight wetland management pools, comprising 936 acres on the Refuge and adjacent WPAs. The remaining uplands are predominately grasslands.

 
 
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