Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

  • Litchfield WMD 2017 Staff Photo

    Litchfield WMD Staff

    If you haven't met the staff here at Litchfield WMD, we're here to help you getting to know your public lands! Stop in and see us!!

    Litchfield WMD Staff 2017

  • Rusty-patched bumble bee

    New Endangered Species

    The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee is now on the Endangered species list. Bees provide amazing pollination services that benefit us in many ways!

    USFWS: Rusty Patched Bumble Bee

  • Winter Cardinal

    Surviving The Winter Months

    Different wildlife species have developed survival strategies over time. They include migration, hibernation, torpor, and more!

    Surviving the Winter Months

  • monarch_caterpillar

    Monarchs are Heading North

    As of March 30 monarchs have been reported in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee. As they arrive in your area look for eggs and caterpillars.

    Report Your Sightings

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