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  • CD Available for Review

    NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY: Compatibility Determinations are available for public comment through July 4, 2019

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  • Monarch Butterflies at a Sanctuary in Mexico

    Overwintering in Mexico

    The migrating monarchs began to arrive at Mexican butterfly sanctuaries on October 31. They will start there return in February or March.

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  • Big Stone

    Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

    The district office is co-located with the Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge.

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  • 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.

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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