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The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you.

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Conserving the Nature of America

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

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Monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed. Photo by Jim Hudgins/USFWS.
Monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed. Photo by Jim Hudgins/USFWS.

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News Archive

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About the Region

The Midwest Region of the Service includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Learn more »

For the Media

Want to tell a story about fish and wildlife? From the boundary waters of Minnesota to the tip of southern Illinois, the Midwest Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works to conserve migratory birds, endangered species, nationally significant fish resources, national wildlife refuges and waterfowl production areas.┬áTo learn more about what we're working on, contact our public affairs specialists »

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Regional Newsletter

Check out our monthly online digest that highlights Midwest Region news and accomplishments. Each issue features photos and articles written by and for the people who are working to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. Read Inside Region 3 »

Fish & Wildlife Field Notes

Looking for "soft news" story ideas or information about Fish and Wildlife Service activities and accomplishments in the field? For an online searchable database that contains hundreds of employee-written summaries of field activities and accomplishments, visit Field Notes »