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  • Welcome Pam and Lelaina

    Refuge Welcomes New Management

    The Refuge welcomes a new Deputy and Refuge Manager. Both bring vast experience to the Refuge. Click "Learn More" to see their bios.

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  • Monarch Butterflies at a Sanctuary in Mexico

    Winter's Rest

    The monarchs that originated in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. migrate to Mexico. In winter month they can be found on one of 12 mountains.

    Winter Roosts

  • Cross Country 218

    Snowshoeing and Skiing

    Join us for occasional pop-up hikes for snowshoeing/skiing as weather permits.

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  • Reflections by Jeff Novess

    Wildlife Drive: Closed For the Year

    The Wildlife Drive has closed for the year. The usage for hiking, biking, observation or other activities is prohibited.

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Michigan Junior Duck Stamp

Michigan 2017 Junior Duck Stamp Program & Contest

MI BOS 2016

The Michigan Junior Duck Stamp Program blends science curriculum and art to create a pattern in youth that leans toward conservation thinking. The Michigan JDS contest portion is free to enter. Each year thousands of students participate in their state’s program nationwide.

Contest Info and Previous Winners

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2017
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