Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge to open for the season on Saturday, March 2nd

The gates at Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge will once again open to the public on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 6 AM.  The Refuge is closed annually from late October to the first Saturday of March to allow for undisturbed habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl.  Once spring arrives the place becomes a Refuge […]

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Trivia Night planned at Bishop Hogan, raising funds to March for Life trip to Washington

Bishop Hogan Memorial School of Chillicothe will hold a Trivia Night Contest to raise funds for the eighth grade students’ trip to Washington, D. C. for the March for Life. The Trivia Night will be at the Grand River Multipurpose Center of Chillicothe January 11th. Spokesperson Steve Whitson says doors will open that evening at 6 […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Presentation on wetland project to be held at Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge Manager Steve Whitson will present a program to the Grand River Audubon Society next week on the refuge’s wetland project. The presentation will be at the Mildren Litton 4-H/FFA Community Center of Chillicothe the evening of October 10th at 6:30. Ducks Unlimited contributed the $870,000 being spent on the Swan […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Tour of Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge to showcase Ducks Unlimited renovations set for August 18th

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service and Ducks Unlimited will conduct a tour of the construction site at the Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner. Refuge Manager Steve Whitson and Ducks Unlimited Engineer Ryan Conley will lead the project tour for the public and media to provide them an opportunity to see […]