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  • Barbara Hysell Monarch Butterfly

    Make Way for Mexico

    Have you noticed groups of monarchs? They are getting ready to migrate and will be arriving at their wintering grounds about Halloween.

    Track Their Journey

  • Big Stone Wetland Management District

    Wetland Management District

    District Office is co-located with the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

    Learn More

  • Northern Tallgrass Prairie

    Northern Tallgrass Prairie NWR

    Established to provide a means to permanently preserve a portion of northern tallgrass prairie in western Minnesota and northwestern Iowa.


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  

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Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015
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