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  • CCM crew cleaning mildweed seeds

    What YOU can do for Monarchs!

    The MN & IA Conservation Corp have pitched in to help clean milkweed seed! Here's how you can help...

    Monarchs Monarchs Monarchs!

  • 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

  • Volunteer - Craig Lee/Monarchs

    Looking to share in a great effort?!

    Looking for opportunities to volunteer?! With us, you could collect native seed, assist biology surveys, maintain equipment, and much more!

    Where and how to find us!

  • Boardwalk - PersPromo

    Visit our Litchfield Boardwalk!!

    Litchfield has a boardwalk!Easily accessible to all visitors, the 1/4 mile loop gives a unique view over a wetland. Great wildlife to see!

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  

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2016


  • Habitat Day April 9, 2016

    March 07, 2016 - May 01, 2016

    Join us at Litchfield WMD Headquarters to learn about wildlife and wildlife habitat making bird houses, meeting live raptors, and much more!

    Habitat Day April 9, 2016
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