Right of way over Upper Mississippi River wild life and fish refuge.
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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Right of way,
  • Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

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Edition Notes

Other titlesUpper Mississippi River Wild Life and Fish Refuge
SeriesS.rp.844
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16165085M

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  The refuge is located in four states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois along the Mississippi River. The Refuge was established in in as a refuge for fish, wildlife and plants and a breeding place for migratory birds. The refuge encompasses one of the largest blocks of floodplain habitat in the lower 48 states. The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is a ,acre ( km 2), mile long ( km) National Wildlife Refuge located in and along the Upper Mississippi runs from Wabasha, Minnesota in the north to Rock Island, Illinois in the south. (United States Fish and Wildlife Location: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, United .   The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge spans river miles and , acres of wetlands, forest, and river throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois. This area provides vital habitat for more than bird species, as well as numerous fish. People migrate to the refuge to fish and hunt in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois. Bordered by steep wooded bluffs that rise to feet above the river valley, the Mississippi River corridor and refuge offer scenic beauty and productive fish and wildlife habitat unmatched in the heart of America.5/53 TripAdvisor reviews.

The Upper Mississippi River is home to over fish species, some of ancient linage. The river supports both a commercial and recreational fishery. Recreational visits to the Upper Mississippi River region exceeded 11 million trips in , more than most national parks, including Yellowstone.   Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge (a Friends Group) installed five wildlife viewing cameras on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. A v ideo camera is located on South Cormorant Island and you are able to view colonial nesting on refuge: American White Pelicans, double crested cormorants, great egrets. Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge, Onalaska, Wisconsin. 20, likes talking about this 2, were here. For the official source of information about Upper Mississippi.   All Refuge divisions are open to some form of hunting opportunity. Please check the link below for more information and a copy of the hunt brochure. Users can also check out the map link on the right side of the homepage for additional information about each Refuge division. Rules and Regulations.

Get this from a library! The Upper Mississippi River Wild Life and Fish Refuge: pool maps.. [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.]. The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, established for fish, wildlife and plants and a breeding place for migratory birds, owes its existence to the avid fisherman, founder and leader of the Izaak Walton League, Will Dilg. By , Dilg had spent nearly two decades fishing and enjoying the Upper Mississippi River. Bald eagles gather food along the Mississippi River during the winter season; and several communities offer eagle watch activities. Established in ; this wildlife refuge stretches from Wabesha; Minn. to the Quad Cities. It encompasses more than ; acres of water; marsh; wooded islands and forest prairie along river miles. Hundreds of species of birds; mammals; reptiles and. Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge and the US Fish and Wildlife Service are hosting Refuge Golf Cart Tours that travel through the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The tours are free and open to all ages. Trips are the 1st & 3rd Thursday and the 3rd Saturday of every month from May through September.