Features

  • 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.

    More Closure Info...

  • Deer in fields on refuge by  Leblanc

    Hunting Date Trail Closures

    Check out trail closure dates for the 2017 Hunting Season. Green Point and Germania Trails remain open as non-hunting areas.

    Other Trail Temporarily Closures

  • Mexico Monarchs AnnMarie Krmpotich/USFWS

    Monarchs Cover Firs in Sanctuaries

    Monarch Watch volunteers are visiting Monarch Sanctuaries in search of tagged butterflies.

    Tag Recovery

News

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

Partners for Fish and Wildlife

Forest regen by Michelle Vander Haar

The Partners for Fish & Wildlife program is a strong example of working with private landowners to enhance fish and wildlife habitat on their property. Community-based stewardship is found at the heart of this program. The program demonstrates voluntary advocacy for fish and wildlife conservation. To find more information visit our Partners Page.

Partner's Page
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

NWRS Logo

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