• Buckcorn1 by Thomas Itoney

    Wildlife Drive Closed Sept. 14-15

    The Wildlife Drive & Trails will be closed Saturday, Sept. 14th - 15th for the Youth Hunt.

    Wildlife Drive and Trails Closed September 22-23

  • Sunset over Pool 1A by D. Stimac

    Trapping Applications Now Accepted

    The Refuge has now began accepting 2019 - 2020 Trapping Applications.

    Visit Hunting Page...

  • Monarch Image July

    Community Needs Assessment Results

    See the Community Needs Assessment final report for the Green Point Germania Area

    Community Needs Assessment for Green Point - Germania Area


    Join the Wild Goose Chase 2019

    This 5K run/walk event weaves throughout Green Point Trails & City Trails (former Germania) Covering woods, grasslands, paved & dirt paths.


  • Common Gallinule  captured by Al Martinez - Copy

    Open House

    Sept. 27-29, 2019 is Open House Weekend at the refuge. There will be activities for all as we open the entire refuge.

    Explore the Refuge


Wildlife Drive Open Daily with One Scheduled Closure

Cresswell Refuge by Kim Leblanc

The Wildlife Drive opens daily now through Sept. 30th. The Drive and trails will be closed Sat and Sunday Sept. 14th & 15th for the Youth Deer Hunt.

Wildlife Drive Delayed Opening

Partners Year in Review

Common Gallinule  captured by Al Martinez - Copy

View the Story Map for the Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program Year in Review.

Year in Review

Volunteer Opportunities at the Refuge

Picture of Wood duck eggs by Lionel D. Grant /USFWS

Lend your talents, enthusiasm and some of your time! Find out how to volunteer!

Get Involved
Michigan Junior Duck Stamp

Michigan 2020 Junior Duck Stamp Program & Contest

2018 BOS Alice Ying

The Michigan Junior Duck Stamp Program blends science curriculum and art to create a pattern in youth that leans toward conservation thinking. The Michigan JDS contest portion is free to enter. Each year thousands of students participate in their state’s program nationwide.

Contest Info and Previous Winners

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