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    Cool things to do!

    Just because it's cool outside, doesn't mean there aren't fun things to do!

    Learn more on our Winter Wonderland page!

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    What are Duck Stamps good for?

    Learn the importance of Duck Stamps and Junior Duck Stamps for conservation.

    The Duck Stamp Story

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    Hunting and Fishing Permits

    Getting your hunting/fishing permit for the Refuge is as easy as hitting "Print"! Just follow the link below.

    Brochure Page

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    Animal Olympics

    While you watch the Olympics this year, try some of these wildlife events at home!

    Animal Olympics

Refuge Report

Compatibility Determination Comments

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Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge is accepting comments on the proposed determinations for compatible management uses. The comment period begins February 5 through February 21, 2018.

Compatibility Derterminations

Seasonally Closed Areas

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Please be aware of seasonally closed areas on the refuge. Our waterfowl impoundments are closed Nov. 1st through March 31st.

Love Stinks!

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It’s February, the month of love! The time of year when the smell of chocolate, roses, and skunk is in the air. Yes you heard it right, skunk. February marks the beginning of breeding season for skunks, so don’t be surprised if you start to see them out roaming or smell their pungent odor. They are simply looking for a mate.

Learn more about skunks...

EA LPP Final Green River NWR

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EA LPP Final Green River NWR and Supplemental Final EA can be viewed and downloaded from the page link . . .

Learn more
Enjoy the Outdoors Safely

A hat on your head and a scarf on your throat go good with a coat!

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Hypothermia is the result of your body losing more heat than it can produce, and it isn’t always a result of exposure to extreme arctic temperatures. Getting wet during a duck hunt, or sweating while taking a winter hike can increase the amount of heat your body loses. If you plan on enjoying the outdoors in colder months, it is important to dress properly for the conditions, know the signs of hypothermia, and if you are going to be alone let someone else know where you will be and when you should return.

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