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Final Compatibility Determinations

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View the final 4 signed compatibility determinations and program requirements.

4 Final Signed Compatibility Determinations

View wildlife on our webcams.

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There is a webcam on the refuge in Illinois.

Webcams

News Releases

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Stay current with public events and important notices on the refuge.

News Releases
Discover Wildlife

Discover Wildlife

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Mayflies, dragonflies, bald eagles all grace the skies. Walleye, perch and largemouth bass swim below the river. Why not give dragonfly watching a chance?

Discover Wildlife

Be a patient photographer

Be a Patient Photographer

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Wildlife shots take time. What better place to relax and wait then outside on a refuge.

Wildlife Photography Tips

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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