Features

  • Mexico Monarchs AnnMarie Krmpotich/USFWS

    Monarchs Cover Firs in Sanctuaries

    Monarch Watch volunteers are visiting Monarch Sanctuaries in search of tagged butterflies.

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  • Big Stone Wetland Management District

    Wetland Management District

    District Office is co-located with the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

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  • Northern Tallgrass Prairie

    Northern Tallgrass Prairie NWR

    Established to provide a means to permanently preserve a portion of northern tallgrass prairie in western Minnesota and northwestern Iowa.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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