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

  • Monarchs roosting at Minnesota Valley NWR by Mara Koenig/USFWS

    Overwintering Monarchs to Leave Soon

    Monarchs resting in their wintering grounds in Mexico will start moving north soon. By late May/June they should be reach Canada.

    Report Your Sightings

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