• General and Hunting Regulations on WPA



  • Monarch Butterfly Garden Planting Guide

    Three step planting guide


  • Monarchs roosting at Minnesota Valley NWR by Mara Koenig/USFWS

    Overwintering Monarchs to Leave Soon

    Monarchs resting in their wintering grounds in Mexico will start moving north soon. By late May/June they should be reach Canada.

    Report Your Sightings

  • St Croix WMD Seeking Public Comment

    The District is seeking public comment on the compatibility determination to allow construction of blinds, trails and parking areas on WPAs.

    News Release

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