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  • Mesic prairie in Indiana. Photo by USFWS.

    Being a good neighbor

    We strive to work closely with local communities to protect wildlife, habitat and people.

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  • Kankakee Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions to explain history, process of establishment, and future intentions of the USFWS and Kankakee NWR&CA.

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  • Monarch Butterflies at a Sanctuary in Mexico

    Winter's Rest

    The monarchs that originated in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. migrate to Mexico. In winter month they can be found on one of 12 mountains.

    Winter Roosts

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Black-crowned Night-Heron, Tim Weissman/USFWS
Last Updated: Feb 01, 2017
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