Expansion of the Green Bay NWR
The Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge adds another 1,290 acres with the addition of St. Martin Island and Rocky Island.
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Monarch butterflies are arriving in Mexico and settling into their winter homes at places like El Rosario and Chincua Butterfly Sanctuaries.
Learn more about their journey.
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
The dwarf lake iris is listed on the Endangered Species List and is only found in select habitats in the Great Lakes region.
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Last Updated: Dec 09, 2015