Features

  • Prairie Fun Day

    Prairie Fun Day

    Attend Prairie Fun Day July 21st 10 am to 2 pm. MANY fun activities planned at the education building at Hamden Slough Refuge.

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  • Monarchs roosting at Minnesota Valley NWR by Mara Koenig/USFWS

    Monarchs on the Move

    The monarchs have started their annual migration to Mexico. Each day they find roosting sights along the way. Roosts help reveal their path.

    Report Your Sightings

  • Refuge Gallery

    Field Notes

    See the latest activities, events, and conservation work of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

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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