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    2018 Calendar of events

    The 2018 Calendar of events is now available! Click below for the pdf version.

    2018 CONWR Calendar of Events_update may2018

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    Follow Crab Orchard on Facebook

    Follow Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge on Facebook to keep up to date on the latest events and wildlife sightings on the refuge.

    Crab Orchard NWR Facebook

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    Friends of Crab Orchard

    Get involved with the Refuge through Friends of Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Draft Farming Environmental Assessment

    The Refuge is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the Refuge agriculture program. Comments are due by 4:30 pm on 11/15/2018.

    CONWR Farming EA FinalDraft(secure)

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.

Learn more about the NWRS