Mayflies, dragonflies, bald eagles all grace the skies. Walleye, perch and largemouth bass swim below the river. Why not give dragonfly watching a chance?Discover Wildlife
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Wildlife shots take time. What better place to relax and wait then outside on a refuge.Wildlife Photography Tips
About the NWRS
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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Brownsville Overlook on HWY 26 south of Brownsville, Minnesota offers one of the best locations to view and listen to the haunting calls of the Tundra Swans. The river refuge has grown arrowhead all summer for the hungry swans.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2016