The Charles M. Russell Wetland Management District is comprised of three Waterfowl Production Areas and numerous conservation easements. The Waterfowl Production Areas are open to hunting, hiking, and wildlife observation but the easements are closed to the public.
Location and Contact Information
Charles M. Russell Wetland Management District is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Wetland Management Districts are little known but very important components of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Wetland Management Districts consist of Waterfowl Production Areas and several types of easements.
What We Do
The overall management goal at Charles M. Russell Wetland Management District is to promote biological diversity and maintain the natural abundance of native plants and wildlife. Science is the foundation upon which conservation decisions are made. We use research, monitoring and the best-available science to inform our work to conserve fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitat.