Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge
The Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge is a 3,219 acre refuge located within the Crosby WMD.
About the Complex
The Lostwood WMD Complex, located in northwest North Dakota, encompasses five ND counties. It is comprised of 4 National Wildlife Refuges and two WMD's.
Crosby WMD is managed as part of the Lostwood WMD Complex.
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About the NWRS
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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There is currently a vast exploration of oil and natural gas development ongoing throughout the district.Learn More
The ruddy duck is a small, compact diving duck with a scoop-shaped bill and a stiff tail that is often cocked upward. It is a frequent visitor to the wetlands found in the Crosby Wetland Management District.
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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2017