Features

  • Kid's Photography Contest

    Kids' Photography Contest!

    K-12 students are encouraged to submit a photo that they've taken on the refuge. Due October 6th, multiple prizes awarded in November!

    Contest Flyer and Entry Form

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    Sherburne Photography Club

    Interested in sharing your work and learning more about photography? They welcome you to join them on the second Wednesday of every month!

    More Information

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    Friends of Sherburne NWR

    The National Wildlife Refuge System owes its existence to committed citizens. See what Sherburne's dedicated Friends are up to!

    Learn More

  • Monarch Caterpillar June

    The Monarchs Have Arrived

    The northern states started logging reports of adult monarchs in late May. Watch you milkweeds for caterpillars & report your sightings!

    Report Your Milkweed, Monarch, Egg, and Caterpillar Sightings

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    National Wildlife Refuge System

    Sherburne is only one of over 560 refuges in the US. This map shows the network of public land dedicated to protecting habitat for wildlife!

    National Wildlife Refuge System Map

Recent Updates

2018 Events Calendar

2018 brings about another lovely year at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, and another year of FREE, family friendly activities! Check out the link below to find out what events we have in store, and check out our Refuge Map and Regulations to see how you can explore the refuge throughout the year.

Events Calendar

Recent Sightings

Are you wondering what birds you could see while visiting Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge? Check our Recent Sightings page to see sightings recorded by staff and visitors using eBird.

Recent Sightings
Refuge Map, Trails & Regulations

Refuge Map and Regulations

A map of the refuge, our trails and important information to know before you visit are included on the PDF below. Click on the link to download. The Prairie's Edge Wildlife Drive is open for the season. Brande Road is closed to vehicle traffic for the season and will reopen on September 1st.

Public Use Regulations & Map 2017

Hunting Maps & Regulations

Sherburne Hunting Regulations & Map

Sherburne Refuge offers waterfowl, small game and deer hunting during State seasons. Download the map and regulations PDF for detailed information.

Sherburne Hunting Regulations & Map

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