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Minnesota Valley
Wetland Management District


hen duck and ducklings in nest by water
3815 American Blvd. East
Bloomington, MN   55425
E-mail: minnesotavalley@fws.gov
Phone Number: 952-854-5900
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/minnesota_valley_wmd/
The Minnesota Valley Wetland Management District protects habitat for nesting ducks and other wildlife.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
School groups may use waterfowl production areas for self-guided environmental education activities and field trips. Schools should note there is a hunting season and, for safety purposes, limit their visits during this time.

Fishing
Waterfowl production areas are open to public fishing. Anglers must follow State regulations.

Hunting
Waterfowl production areas are open to hunting pursuant to state regulations unless otherwise posted.

Interpretation
The public may use waterfowl production areas for self-guided hikes. The public should take precaution during hunting season and wear blaze orange.

Wildlife Observation
The public may use waterfowl production areas to observe and photograph wildlife. All activity is self-guided. The public should take precaution during hunting season and wear blaze orange.




Hours
District Headquarters (Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge) - Open 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Refuge Visitor Center - Open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday - Sunday. Waterfowl Production Areas - Open daily, dawn to dusk (year-round).

Entrance Fees
There is no entrance fee. Parking is availabe at the WPAs in either the designated parking lots and/or adjacent roads.

 
 
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