Features

monarch_caterpillar

The Monarchs Have Arrived

The northern states started logging reports of adult monarchs in late May. Watch you milkweeds for caterpillars & report your sightings!

Report Your Milkweed, Monarch, Egg, and Caterpillar Sightings

News

Comprehensive Conservation Plan is Complete

Chicks

The Great Lakes Islands National Wildlife Refuge's Comprehensive Conservation Plan was completed in 2013. Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge is just one of the refuge's outlined in this plan which will help guide the management of the island for the next 15 years.

Learn more about the plan.
Related Refuge Lands

Joint Management of Michigan Islands

Yellow Warbler

Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge is jointly managed by Seney and Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuges. Seney manages the portion of the refuge located in Lake Michigan while Shiawassee has responsibility for the portion of the refuge located in Lake Huron. In addition, Seney National Wildlife Refuge manages Harbor Island and Huron National Wildlife Refuges as well as 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

NWRS Logo

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