• 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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  • Mexico Monarchs AnnMarie Krmpotich/USFWS

    Get Ready for the Monarch Migration

    The butterflies are getting restless. Mating is underway and the spring migration will begin this month.

    Report Your Milkweed, Monarch, Egg, and Caterpillar Sightings

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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