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    Flooded and Closed Boat Landings

    Boaters should take precautions and be aware of flooded and closed landings...

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    Guided Golf Cart Tours to Begin!

    Take a tour of the Refuge in a golf cart...

    Golf Cart Tours

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    Bald Eagle Nesting Trio

    Eagle trio has once again had partner success!

    Eagle Trio

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    Beaver Island Project is Underway!

    The habitat restoration and enhancement project has begun...

    Beaver Island Project Underway

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    Check Out Our Webcams!

    Get an inside view of birds in their habitat!


What's Going On?

ALERT! Boat Landings Closed or Flooded

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Boaters beware that some landings might be closed due to high water - use caution at landings that are open and flooded...

View wildlife on our webcams.


These webcams give you an inside view of birds in their habitat!


Final Compatibility Determinations

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View the final 4 signed compatibility determinations and program requirements.

4 Final Signed Compatibility Determinations

News Releases


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

News Releases
Discover Wildlife

Discover Wildlife


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


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


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