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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Courtesy Photo In this undated photo, the sun sets over Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge near Dunn Center.

Wildlife refuge commemorates 75th anniversary

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DUNN CENTER — Built around one of western North Dakota’s first major lakes, a storied wildlife refuge is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.


In 75 years, 227 bird, 36 mammal, six reptile, three amphibian and 11 fish species have been documented at the Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge, visitor services manager Jackie Jacobson said.

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