Lands Managed by Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Harbor Island, Huron, Michigan Islands and Seney National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are managed by Seney NWR in Seney, Michigan.
Seney NWR is also responsible for the management of the Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Management Area in the upper portion of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.Lands managed by Seney NWR
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Kirtland's Warbler Guided Tours
Are you looking for a guided tour to see the Kirtland's warbler? The Michigan Audubon Society, in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, hosts tours in the Grayling, MI area. The tours for 2016 will be based at Hartwick Pines State Park just north of downtown Grayling. These tours are free of charge, but you must have a Recreation Pass to enter the State Park.
Tours begin May 15 and are scheduled daily at 7:00 a.m. On weekends and holidays (Memorial Day and 4th of July) there will also be tours at 11:00 a.m. The last day tours will be offered is Independence Day.
Tours will meet at the Michigan Forest Visitor Center within Hartwick Pines State Park where participants are given a brief orientation to the Kirtland’s Warbler and the Jack Pine habitat. Afterwards, participants caravan to protected pine barrens for the chance to view the endangered warbler.Kirtland's Warbler Tours at Grayling, Michigan
Guided tours to view the Kirtland's Warbler are available through the U.S. Forest Service from May 15th to May 31st at the Mio Ranger District of the Huron National Forest.U.S. Forest Service Guided Tours
The Kirtland's warbler moves its tail frequently, down quickly and up slowly. Bird behavior can help birdwatchers more easily identify their quarry.
Page Photo Credits Female Kirtland's Warbler - Dan Elbert/USFWS, Yellow Warbler - © Keith Perish, Kirtland's Warbler - Joel Trick/USFWS, Kirtland's Warbler - Joel Trick/USFWS
Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015