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    Check out our Facebook page for updates on Refuge events, wildlife and more!

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  • Prairie Chicken

    Prairie Chicken Blind

    Reserve your time in a blind to experience the spectacular song and dance of the prairie chicken.

    Reservations through Crookston Chamber

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    Friends of the Refuges

    View our Partnerships page for information on how to become a member of the Friends of Rydell & Glacial Ridge Refuges Association!


  • Glacial Ridge: A Prairie Reborn

    A Prairie Reborn

    Lead by The Nature Conservancy, numerous partners came together to complete the largest prairie-wetland restoration in U.S. history.

    Learn More

  • Monarch Butterflies at a Sanctuary in Mexico

    Bienvenida Mariposas Monarca

    Monarch butterflies are arriving in Mexico and settling into their winter homes at places like El Rosario and Chincua Butterfly Sanctuaries.

    Learn more about their journey.

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: Sep 08, 2016
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