Half-Way Lake National Wildlife Refuge

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Half-Way Lake National Wildlife Refuge

North Dakota

(701) 845-3466

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The Chase Lake WMD administers one Limited-interest National Wildlife Refuge called Halfway Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Stutsman County, established on May 10, 1939 by Executive Order signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The 160 acre Halfway Lake was established as a sanctuary and closed area for migratory birds and other trust species of wildlife. This refuge remains in private ownership and is closed to all public use. No hunting is permitted.

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Latitude, Longitude: 46.842347, -99.291515

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Half-way lake NWR is an easement refuge. The FWS purchased hunting rights on this property. The land and additional rights to it are privately owned. The Refuge was established by the executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939 for use as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. It consists of a large open water lake of 113 acres, shallow wetland habitat of 11 acres and upland habitat consisting of 36 acres of native grass and brush.

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(701) 845-3466