Wildlife Drive Now Open
Be added to the hundreds who have enjoyed our Wildlife Drive this Summer. This Auto Tour stretches 6.5 Miles throughout the refuge.
More Info and Wildlife Drive Hours...
Vote: 2016 Cell Phone Photo Contest
You are invited to participate in Shiawassee NWRs Cell Phone Photography Contest. Show us your cell phone photography skills!
2016 Cell Phone Photography Contest
Shiawassee NWR Deer Hunt
The application period for the 2016 Refuge Deer Hunt has now opened.
Hunt Shiawassee NWR....
Wild Goose Chase 2016
This 5K run/walk event features the best of both worlds with both road and natural trails that venture through the Refuge.
Learn More/Print Entry Form...
Michigan Junior Duck Stamp
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
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
We encourage you to visit the Refuge and show us your cell phone photography skills.2016 Cell Phone Photography Contest
After a delay, the Wildlife Drive has opened for the season. It is scheduled to open daily through September, 30th. The gates will open at sunrise and close an hour before sunset. To find more information on this and our other trails visit our trails page. Trails Page
Lend your talents, enthusiasm and some of your time! Find out how to volunteer!Get Involved
The Partners for Fish & Wildlife program is a strong example of working with private landowners to enhance fish and wildlife habitat on their property. Community-based stewardship is found at the heart of this program. The program demonstrates voluntary advocacy for fish and wildlife conservation. To find more information visit our Partners Page. Partner's Page
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is a critical migration stopover site for waterfowl.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 09, 2016