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    Vote: 2016 Cell Phone Photo Contest

    You are invited to participate in Shiawassee NWRs Cell Phone Photography Contest. Show us your cell phone photography skills!

    2016 Cell Phone Photography Contest

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    Shiawassee NWR Deer Hunt

    The application period for the 2016 Refuge Deer Hunt has now opened.

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  • Waxing Moon

    Stargazing at Shiawassee

    Shiawassee NWR is collaborating again with Sunset Astronomical Society to bring you two nights of stargazing at Shiawassee NWR.

    Stargazing at Shiawassee

  • Road Closed Sign

    Wildlife Drive Opening Delayed

    The Wildlife Drive's June 1st Opening has been delayed due to construction on the route.

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    Wild Goose Chase 2016

    This 5K run/walk event features the best of both worlds with both road and natural trails that venture through the Refuge.

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Michigan Junior Duck Stamp

Michigan 2016 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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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2016
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