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  • St.Martin Island Shoreline

    Expansion of the Green Bay NWR

    The Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge adds another 1,290 acres with the addition of St. Martin Island and Rocky Island.

    Feature Story

  • Barbara Hysell Monarch Butterfly

    Make Way for Mexico

    Have you noticed groups of monarchs? They are getting ready to migrate and will be arriving at their wintering grounds about Halloween.

    Track 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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Last Updated: Dec 09, 2015
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