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  • 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

  • 40th Anniversary

    We’re celebrating our 40th Anniversary!

    Join us on Saturday, Oct. 8 for fun, family-friendly events throughout the day, including birding, hiking, fishing and more.

    Click here for more info!

  • Bloomington EVC

    Bloomington Visitor Center hours!

    Our Bloomington Education & Visitor Center Hours, from now to September 4th, are Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Refuge Seeks Public Comment

    Learn more about topics such as disability access, snowmobile/horseback riding, seed collection, and upland disturbance.

    Compatibility Determinations for Public Comment

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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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016
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