Features

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    Find us on Facebook

    Check out our Facebook page for updates on Refuge events, wildlife and more!

    Rydell & Glacial Ridge NWRs Facebook

  • Prairie Chicken

    Prairie Chicken Blind

    Reserve your time in a blind to experience the spectacular song and dance of the prairie chicken.

    Reservations through Crookston Chamber

  • Friends Logo

    Friends of the Refuges

    View our Partnerships page for information on how to become a member of the Friends of Rydell & Glacial Ridge Refuges Association!

    Partnerships

  • Glacial Ridge: A Prairie Reborn

    A Prairie Reborn

    Lead by The Nature Conservancy, numerous partners came together to complete the largest prairie-wetland restoration in U.S. history.

    Learn More

  • 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

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