Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

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    Monarchs Getting Ready to Migrate

    As fall approaches the migratory generation of monarchs will emerge.

    Report Your Sightings

  • North Country Trail Sign

    Hike the North Country Trail

    The North Country National Scenic Trail crosses the PWLC. Look for the blue and white signs.

    Glacial Edge Chapter

  • 2016 Board Members

    Friends of the PWLC

    This citizen group supports educational activities at the PWLC. You can join them -- it's free!

    Find Out More About the Friends

  • Big Eye

    The Compass to Nature

    Educators - our Compass to Nature can help guide your use of any outdoor classroom.

    The Compass to Nature

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