The monarchs that originated in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. migrate to Mexico. In winter month they can be found on one of 12 mountains.
See the latest activities, events, and conservation work of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds
Join us for the
Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds May 18-21, 2017. Birdwatching tours, workshops,
presentations and more!
About the NWRS
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
Federal Duck Stamps are a vital tool for wetland conservation. Ninety-eight cents out of every dollar generated by the sale of Federal Duck Stamps goes directly to purchase or lease wetland habitat for protection in the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2015