• Opportunities for Private Landowners

    Conservation easements allow the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to partner with willing landowners to permanently protect wetlands and grasslands in the Prairie Pothole Region.

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  • 2012 Federal Duck Stamp 150 x 118

    Federal Migratory Bird Stamp

    Considered as one of the most successful conservation program, ninety-eight percent of sale proceeds go to protection of wildlife habitat.

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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.

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