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    Brilliant Birds

    Want to know what birds have been recently sighted at the refuge? Stay up to date with bird sightings through eBird.

    Recent Bird Sightings

  • Monarch Butterflies at a Sanctuary in Mexico

    Winter's Rest

    The monarchs that originated in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. migrate to Mexico. In winter month they can be found on one of 12 mountains.

    Winter Roosts

  • Woodpecker gets lucky!

    Spring has arrived!

    Take the time this spring to come out and enjoy the spring migration!

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    Field Notes

    Showcasing the activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

    Field Notes


A Little About the Refuge


Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge is nestled along the eastern edge of the mighty Mississippi River. The scenic drive to the refuge along the Great River Scenic Byway entices travelers along the way.

About the Refuge

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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017


  • Special Presentation by Dan Jackson

    Dan_Jackson60X60May 12, 2017

    Join us, Friday, May 12th at 5:30 pm at Elmaro Vineyard for "Spring Birds of Trempealeau NWR" by renowned photographer Dan Jackson.

    Special Presentation by Dan Jackson
  • Annual Bird Festival 2017

    2017_IMBDMay 13, 2017

    Join us Saturday, May 13th for our Annual Bird Festival from 8 am to 12:30 pm at Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge.

    Annual Bird Festival 2017
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