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Mexico Monarchs AnnMarie Krmpotich/USFWS

Monarchs On the Move

Our monarchs are migrating to their wintering grounds in Mexico.

Track their progress.


Refuge Seeks Public Comments on the Draft Cultural Resources Plan and Environmental Assessment

Huron Island Lighthouse USFWS

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public review and comments regarding a draft Cultural Resources Management Plan and draft Environmental Assessment for Lighthouse Island of the Huron National Wildlife Refuge in Lake Superior (Marquette County, MI). Lighthouse Island is the only island within the refuge that has cultural resources to manage which includes the historic Huron Islands Light Station.

Learn more about the plan.
National Wildlife Refuges in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Refuges Managed by Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Yellow Warbler

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.

Learn more about the refuges

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