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  • Barbara Hysell Monarch Butterfly

    Make Way for Mexico

    Have you noticed groups of monarchs? They are getting ready to migrate and will be arriving at their wintering grounds about Halloween.

    Track Their Journey

  • Group Photo at Hackmatack NWR


    Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge has evolved through partnerships.

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  • Field Notes

    Field Notes

    See the latest activities and accomplishments of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service across the nation.

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  • Partners for Fish & Wildlife - Rotator

    Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program

    We work with private landowners to improve fish and wildlife habitat on their lands. This program is crucial to the success of our refuge.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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: Jul 12, 2016
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