Necedah National Wildlife Refuge


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Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

Address:W7996 20th St W
Necedah, WI 54646

Phone:608-565-2551
Fax:608-565-3160
Web: www.fws.gov/midwest/necedah
Established: 1939.
Location:Central Wisconsin, about 180 miles southeast of Minneapolis.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, observation tower, auto tour route, trails.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, hunting, berry picking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge also provides habitat for threatened, endangered, and rare species such as the Karner blue butterfly, Massasauga rattlesnake, Blanding's turtle, and gray wolf.
Habitats: 43,696 acres of forest, wetlands, and large tracts of rare oak barrens.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Bald eagles, whooping cranes, tringed bog hunter dragonflies, urkey, white-tailed deer, ruffed grouse, beaver, and coyote.

See other parks in Wisconsin.
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Currently, Duff is one of three pilots leading 14 young birds on a laborious journey from their summer home at the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin to winter range at Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.
Though primarily staying ill the vicinity of Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, they also demonstrated appropriate foraging and roosting behavior on a number of other state, federal, and private wetlands.
Though primarily staying in the vicinity of Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, they also demonstrated appropriate foraging and roosting behavior on a number of other state, federal, and private wetlands.