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Features

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Have Monarchs Arrived at Your House?

Keep your eyes peeled. A great citizen science project tracks monarchs moving north. Report when you see the first butterfly, egg or larva.

Track their progress.

News

Revised Plan for Managing Cultural Resources on Lighthouse Island

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is releasing its revised plan for managing cultural resources on Lighthouse Island of the Huron National Wildlife Refuge in Lake Superior (Marquette County, MI). The Cultural Resources Management Plan guides administration of the historic Huron Islands Light Station and other cultural resources on Lighthouse Island. The final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact documents are also available to the public.

Press Release - May 10, 2021 Cultural Resources Plan
National Wildlife Refuges in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Refuges Managed by Seney National Wildlife Refuge

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Harbor Island, Huron, Michigan Islands and Seney National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are managed by Seney NWR in Seney, Michigan. Seney NWR is also responsible for the management of the Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area in the upper portion of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

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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.

Learn more about the NWRS