Features

  • Kirtland Warbler Banding Rotator

    Iowa WMD Compatibility Determination

    ●Research, Scientific Collecting and Surveys on Refuge ●Use may allow the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in certain circumstances

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    Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program

    Are you looking to improve or create wildlife habitat on your privately-owned land?

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  • Monarchs roosting at Minnesota Valley NWR by Mara Koenig/USFWS

    Overwintering Monarchs to Leave Soon

    Monarchs resting in their wintering grounds in Mexico will start moving north soon. By late May/June they should be reach Canada.

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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.

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