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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Extremely graceful and fast fliers, fond of zig-zagging from great heights before leveling off to land. The drakes whistle; the hens have a coarse quack.
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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
SD WPA Public Use RegulationsNovember 18, 2013 - December 31, 2016
Please observe the following regulations to protect natural resources and to help ensure that your visit will be safe and enjoyable. SD WPA Regulations
Easement AcquisitionFebruary 01, 2013
The FWS is seeking landowners interested in conservation easements throughout eastern SD.Easement Acquisition