Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

  • DeSoto and Boyer Chute Refuges CCP

    Proposed Commercial Recording Use

    Boyer Chute and DeSoto are proposing to allow commercial recording on the refuges and are seeking public comment.

    To access documents and learn more...

  • Boyer Chute High Waters

    Boyer Chute Closed Due to Flood Damage

    Boyer Chute NWR is closed to public due to flood damage to roads accessing refuge. It will remain closed until roads are repaired.

  • Catapillar 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

  • Boyer Chute Aerial View

    Follow Boyer Chute on Facebook

    Keep up to date with latest wildlife sightings, news and events through our Boyer Chute and DeSoto Facebook Page.

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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.

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