Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge
|Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge|
Drummond Township, Chippewa County, Michigan
|Area||695 acres (281.3 ha)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
The Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge is a 695-acre (281.3 ha) horseshoe-shaped island and National Wildlife Refuge in Potagannissing Bay north of Drummond Island in the U.S. state of Michigan. The island was acquired in 1983 by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service from its previous owner, the Nature Conservancy, and set aside as a refuge. It is located in Drummond Township, in Chippewa County.
Ecology and use
There are no bridges to Harbor Island, and visitors arrive by boat. The protected harbor is a well-known anchorage for small craft. The island and refuge are staffed from the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, also in northern Michigan.
- "Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge Profile". U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved 2009-07-30.
- "Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge Website". U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved 2011-08-21.
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