Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

Address:22996 290th St NE
Middle River, MN 56737

Phone:218-449-4115
Fax:218-449-3241
Web: www.fws.gov/midwest/agassiz
Established: 1937.
Location:12 miles north of Thief River Falls on Highway 32.
Facilities:Visitor center, auto tour route, trails, observation tower.
Activities:Hiking, hunting, educational programs, wildlife observation.
Special Features:The refuge is one of only two refuges in the lower 48 states with resident packs of eastern gray wolves.
Habitats: 61,500 acres of wetland, shrubland, forestland, grassland, and cropland.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Moose, gray wolves, ducks, Canada geese, Franklin's gulls, herons, egrets, cormorants, grebes, and white-tailed deer.

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Fish and Wildlife Service's (Service) Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and the DNR's Red Lake WMA during the project, worked closely with both Service and Minnesota DNR researchers and biologists to determine the cause of the declining northwest Minnesota moose population.