Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge
|Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Buffalo, Trempealeau counties, Wisconsin, United States|
|Nearest city||Winona, Minnesota|
|Area||6,226 acres (25.20 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge is a 6,226-acre (25.20 km2) National Wildlife Refuge located along the Upper Mississippi River in extreme southern Buffalo County and extreme southwestern Trempealeau County in Wisconsin, USA.
It is in part a wetland, and is a significant element of the Mississippi Flyway. Consisting of backwaters away from the Mississippi and Trempealeau River. It is part of the Driftless Area, a portion of North American which remained ice free during the last ice age, creating in part the deep gorge of the Mississippi, quite visible from this refuge.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge.|
- http://www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=32578 "Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge", Fish and Wildlife Service, Retrieved July 15, 2007
- http://www.fws.gov/midwest/Trempealeau/ "A Prairie Wonderland", Fish and Wildlife Service, Retrieved July 15, 2007
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