Being a good neighbor
We strive to work closely with local communities to protect wildlife, habitat and people.
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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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.
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.
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Black-crowned Night-Herons use the area’s wetlands, rivers and wet agricultural fields as resting and feeding places.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Black-crowned Night-Heron, Tim Weissman/USFWS
Last Updated: Feb 01, 2017