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    Partners Project Receive Grants

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

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  • Sd Wt By Mikaela 150

    Earth Day Clean Up

    Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is proud to present our clean-up day.

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  • Egret in Flight by Thomas Itoney

    Community Meeting Minutes Available

    Meeting notes from Green Point/Germania Community Needs Assessment are now available.

    Minutes from Germania Community Meeting

  • Male Deer Drinking Water - entitled "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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  • Mexico Monarchs AnnMarie Krmpotich/USFWS

    Get Ready for the Monarch Migration

    The butterflies are getting restless. Mating is underway and the spring migration will begin this month.

    Report Your Milkweed, Monarch, Egg, and Caterpillar Sightings


Hunt Plan's Revised Plan, Compatibility Determination and Environmental Assessment Open for Public Comment

Cresswell Refuge by Kim Leblanc

Hunt Plan, Hunt Plan EA and Hunt Plan CD open to public review (March 1st - March 30th).

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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!

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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


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