Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

  • Public Health Precaution

    The St. Croix WMD Office is temporarily closed to the public for the safety of staff and visitors. WPAs remain open for public use.

  • General and Hunting Regulations on WPAs

    Regulations

    Regulations

  • Monarch Butterfly Garden Planting Guide

    Three step planting guide

    Monarch

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    Monarchs are Heading North

    As of March 30 monarchs have been reported in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee. As they arrive in your area look for eggs and caterpillars.

    Report Your Sightings

  • We Encourage Lead Free Ammunition

    It only takes a small amount of lead to make an eagle sick. Do your part by making the switch to lead free ammunition.

    Lead Free

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