Features

  • Litchfield WMD 2017 Staff Photo

    Litchfield WMD Staff

    If you haven't met the staff here at Litchfield WMD, we're here to help you getting to know your public lands! Stop in and see us!!

    Litchfield WMD Staff 2017

  • Rusty-patched bumble bee

    New Endangered Species

    The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee is now on the Endangered species list. Bees provide amazing pollination services that benefit us in many ways!

    USFWS: Rusty Patched Bumble Bee

  • Winter Cardinal

    Surviving The Winter Months

    Different wildlife species have developed survival strategies over time. They include migration, hibernation, torpor, and more!

    Surviving the Winter Months

  • CCM crew cleaning mildweed seeds

    What YOU can do for Monarchs!

    The MN & IA Conservation Corp have pitched in to help clean milkweed seed! Here's how you can help...

    Monarchs Monarchs Monarchs!

  • Mexico Monarchs AnnMarie Krmpotich/USFWS

    Butterfly Wings Fill The Sky

    The monarchs are arriving in the Mexican sanctuaries.

    Massive Arrival at the Sanctuaries!

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.

Learn more about the NWRS