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  • Yellow-rumped warbler

    It's Spring Migration Season!

    Spring is a great time to get outside and spot migratory birds! Birders of all skill levels are encouraged to join a Bird Watching Trek.

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  • Phenology Art Contest

    Calling all high school artists!

    Refuge Friends Inc is hosting a phenology art contest. If you enjoy painting/designing & you find inspiration from nature, submit an entry!

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  • Monarch May

    Welcome Home!

    Monarch butterflies are returning to our region in search of milkweed to lay their eggs on. Keep a sharp eye out and you might just see one!

    Spring Migration

Senior Passes Available Now

America the Beautiful Passes

America the Beautiful Senior Pass

Senior, Annual, Military, Access, and Every Kid in a Park (4th Grade) passes are available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday at our Bloomington Visitor Center.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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Construction at Old Cedar Ave

Old Cedar Ave Bridge

Intermittent closures at the Old Cedar Ave. Trailhead and parking area in 2017.

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Last Updated: May 26, 2017
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