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    Proposed changes to hunt/fish programs

    The refuge is proposing to update their hunting/fishing programs and is seeking public comment on the changes.

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  • CD Available for Review

    Notice of Availability: Compatibility Determinations which evaluate various uses, are available for public comment through July 4, 2019

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    As Monarchs Head North

    Monarchs are on their way north. As milkweed plants begin to grow watch for eggs and caterpillars.

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  • Big Stone

    Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

    The Northern Tallgrass Prairie is managed by Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge.

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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.

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