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    Go to our Facebook Page for the most current information on the refuge. You don't need a facebook account.

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  • Welcome Home!

    Welcome Home!

    Monarch butterflies are returning to our region in search of milkweed to lay their eggs on. Keep a sharp eye out and you might just see one!

    Welcome Home Monarchs

  • Caterpillar on Milkweed

    Mmmm, Milkweed!

    Keep an eye out for emerging milkweed. This is the only plant monarch caterpillars will eat, so consider this while planning your garden!

    Milkweed Seed Finder

  • Refuge Map 2016

    Explore the Refuge

    The Refuge contains 15 units. Click on visit above, then plan your visit on the drop down to explore each unit.

  • Re-opened Units

    Re-opend Units of the Refuge

    Cranberry Bend Unit eastern parcel and Cora Island Unit are re-opened to all public access as of June 27 2016.

    Google Map Cora Island Unit

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jun 01, 2016
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