Features

  • Wildlife Drive Photo

    Wildlife Drive Now Open

    Be added to the hundreds who have enjoyed our Wildlife Drive this Summer. This Auto Tour stretches 6.5 Miles throughout the refuge.

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  • Group viewing wildlife.

    Let's Go Birding

    Join our refuge volunteer for a ride along the Wildlife Drive, followed by a hike on the Ferguson Bayou Trail.

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  • Family Backyard Field Day

    Free Family Backyard Field Day

    Join refuge staff and partners on June 30th as we host nature crafts, fishing, pond exploration, and MUCH MORE!

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  • Egret in Flight by Thomas Itoney

    Saginaw News Features the Wildlife Drive

    Join Lelaina R. Muth, Deputy Refuge Manager as you learn more about the experience you can have on the Wildlife Drive.

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    Partners Project Receive Grants

    Read about the Au Gres-Sims Partnership that recently received grants.

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News

Sign Up for Wild Goose Chase

Milkweed Pod Al Martinez

Visit our page to find info on participation in the 2018 Wild Goose Chase 5K Run/Walk.

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Partners Year in Review

Common Gallinule  captured by Al Martinez - Copy

View the Story Map for the Partners for Fish & Wildlife Program Year in Review.

Year in Review

Volunteer Opportunities at the Refuge

Picture of Wood duck eggs by Lionel D. Grant /USFWS

Lend your talents, enthusiasm and some of your time! Find out how to volunteer!

Get Involved
Michigan Junior Duck Stamp

Michigan 2018 Junior Duck Stamp Program & Contest

Common Eider in Flight - BOS 2017 Emma Chen age 15  Homepage

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

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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