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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.
A draft compatibility determination which evaluates the compatibility of renewing an existing utility (transmission lines) right-of-way on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (UMRNWFR) is available for public comment.
Celebrate the arrival of spring by joining us on Saturday April 29 for a bird walk through the forest! Expert birders from The Coulee Region Audubon Society will be leading the way and identifying birds as you go. Bring your binoculars, favorite field guide, sunglasses, and a bottle of water!
Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge are beginning their monthly bird walks on April 8th, 2017. Walks will be held on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9 – 11 a.m.
Are you itching to get outside? Do you want to get your kids unglued from the TV and video games? The answer to these questions should be a resounding YES! It’s been a mild winter and we need to get outside and so some exploring. Come to the Curing Cabin Fever VI Geocaching Event (GC70BNM) on March 25th.
The La Crosse District and Winona District of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) will be hiring students to work on a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew. The YCC program will begin Monday, June 12 and end Friday, August 4, 2017.
The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge will honor the life and work of conservationist and naturalist Aldo Leopold on Saturday, March 4, at the visitor center on Brice Prairie through a variety of fun and free activities.
In August 2016, The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) released twenty-three revised draft Compatibility Determinations (CDs) which re-evaluated uses of the Refuge that were determined to be compatible with the Refuge mission. The original Compatibility Determinations were completed in 2006 as part of the Refuge’s Comprehensive Conservation Plan and are required to be re-evaluated.
Wabasha Prairie Closed to Entry During Restoration Activities
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