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  • 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

  • Boardwalk in Winter

    Visit our Litchfield Boardwalk

    Litchfield WPA has a boardwalk! Enjoy beautiful winter scenery as you walk around the 1/4 mile loop conveniently located near our office.

  • Monarch Butterflies at a Sanctuary in Mexico

    Winter's Rest

    The monarchs that originated in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. migrate to Mexico. In winter month they can be found on one of 12 mountains.

    Winter Roosts

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017
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