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    Paddle The Backwaters 2019

    August 13, 2019

    You are invited to join Refuge Ranger Ed on a paddle through the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) near Winona, MN.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442456070
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    Banking on Nature Report 2017

    July 9, 2019

    While there are all sorts of measurable benefits ranging from air and water quality to biodiversity and habitat protection, we also track how public lands bring money and jobs into your local economy.  Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge was featured in the latest assessment along with more than 160 other refuges and wetland management districts.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442455351
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    Potters Marsh Drawing is July 27, 2019

    June 29, 2019

    The US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the drawing for Potter’s Marsh waterfowl hunting sites will be held on Saturday, July 27, at Manny’s Pizza, 211 Main Street, Savanna, Illinois.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442455187
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    Lost Mound Deer Hunt Applications Available July 1(1)

    June 29, 2019

    Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, Savanna District has announced the 2019 applications for the special deer hunts at Lost Mound are available on July 1.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442455186
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    Special Deer Hunt: Lost Mound Unit

    June 11, 2019

    Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge has announced a General Public - Special Deer Hunt at Lost Mound, applications are available through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (ILDNR).

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442454747
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    Boat Landing Closures Spring 2019

    May 22, 2019

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge), Winona District is urging boaters to take precautions in the coming days regarding flooding on the Mississippi River.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442454339
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    Paddling with a Ranger June 2019

    May 20, 2019

      A National Trails Day paddling outing through the backwaters of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) will be led by Refuge Ranger Ed Lagace on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Paddlers of all abilities are welcome to join this fun and free event which will launch from the Finger Lakes Pioneer Access (Access) near Wabasha, MN.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442454314
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    Aquatic Vegetation Harvesting Draft CD

    May 16, 2019

    A draft compatibility determination which evaluates the compatibility of Harvesting Aquatic Vegetation on Lake Onalaska (Pool 7) on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (UMRNWFR) is available for public comment. 

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442454236
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    Golf Cart Tours 2019

    April 17, 2019

    Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge and the US Fish and Wildlife Service are hosting Refuge Golf Cart Tours that travel through the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442453702
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    Spring Lake Management Unit Temporarily Closed

    March 6, 2019

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge has announced that the Spring Lake Management Unit’s recreation area located off Highway 84 south of Savanna will be temporarily closed to accommodate a levee rehabilitation project.

    http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=6442452396

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