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Pixi Cups

Pixie Cups are part of a taxonomic group (taxon) called lichens. Lichens are actually a complex of two different organisms in a mutualistic relationship, where each organism benefits. A fungus provides the "housing structure," while algae provide food through photosynthesis.

  • Refuge Contact Information

    Seney National Wildlife Refuge 
    1674 Refuge Entrance Rd.
    Seney, MI 49883
    (906)586-9851 voice
    (906)586-3800 fax

    Visitor Center Hours:
    May 15 to October 20
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    7 days a week including federal holidays

    HeadquartersOffice Hours:
    7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Monday - Thursday
    Friday
    7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m
    Closed Federal Holidays 

    Refuge Hours:
    The refuge is open daily from dawn until dusk for all approved outdoor activities.

    People with hearing impairments can reach Seney through the Federal Information Relay System at 1-800-877-8339. 
    seney@fws.gov

  • Refuge Manager

    Sara Siekierski
    Sara_Siekierski@fws.gov 
    (906) 586-9851 ext. 11

  • Deputy Refuge Manager

    Greg McClellan
    Greg_McClellan@fws.gov
    (906) 586-9851 ext. 13

  • Wildlife Biologist

    Vacant

  • Visitor Services Manager

    Sara Giles
    Sara_Giles@fws.gov 
    (906) 586-9851 ext. 10 
    Volunteer Coordinator December through March

  • Visitor Services Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator

    Jennifer Wycoff
    (Seasonal - April through Mid-December)
    Jennifer_Wycoff@fws.gov
    (906) 586-9851 ext. 16

  • Fire Management Specialist

    Joshua Hean
    Joshua_Hean@fws.gov
    (906) 586-9851 ext. 19   

  • Fire Technician

    Spencer Townsend
    (Seasonal Employee)
    Spencer_Townsend@fws.gov
    (906) 586-9851 x19  

  • Administrative Technician

    Laural Tansy
    Laural_Tansy@fws.gov
    (906) 586-9851 x17

  • Maintenance Worker

    Richard Wilson
    Richard_D_Wilson@fws.gov 
    (906) 586-3411

  • Maintenance Worker

    Matt Canfield
    Matthew_Canfield@fws.gov
    (906) 586-3411 

  • Maintenance Worker

    Don Gardner 
    Intermittent employee
    (906) 586-3411 

  • Maintenance Worker and Air Quality Monitoring

    Jim Patton
    Intermittent employee
    (906) 586-3411 

  • Visitor Services Staff, Volunteers, SNHA Friends, and Visitor Center

    (Open May 15-Oct 20, 9am-5pm) 
    (906) 586-9851 ext. 15 

    To learn more about the Seney Natural History Association visit their website www.friendsofseney.org.

  • Marshland Bookstore

    Marshland Bookstore
    Manager: Kris Nance
    marshland.bookstore@gmail.com
    Open May 15-Oct 20
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    7 days per week including holidays
    (906) 586-9851 ext. 15  

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