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  • Barbara Hysell Monarch Butterfly

    The Migratory Generation is Developing

    Did you know that the monarch butterflies that are caterpillars or chrysalis right now will migrate south?

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    Field Notes

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

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    Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds

    Join us for the Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds May 18-21, 2017. Birdwatching tours, workshops, presentations and more!

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About the NWRS

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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.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2015
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