National Wildlife Refuge System

Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserves

The Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network gives international recognition to critically important shorebird habitats and promotes cooperative management and protection of the sites as part of an international reserve network. The following National Wildlife Refuges are part of the Network:

Benton Lake Regional Reserve
Benton Lake NWR
Brazoria International Reserve
Brazoria NWR
Big Boggy NWR
San Bernard NWR
Cape Romain International Reserve
Cape Romain NWR
Delaware Bay Hemispheric Reserve
Cape May NWR
Prime Hook NWR
Bombay Hook NWR
Grasslands International Reserve
Grasslands WMA
San Luis NWR
Gray's Harbor International Reserve
Grays Harbor NWR
Great Salt Lake Hemispheric Reserve
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Maryland/Virginia Barrier Islands International Reserve
Chincoteague NWR
Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR
Quivira Regional Reserve
Quivira NWR
Salt Plains Hemispheric Reserve
Salt Plains NWR
San Francisco Bay Hemispheric Reserve
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay NWR
San Pablo Bay NWR
Stillwater Hemispheric Reserve
Stillwater NWR
Stillwater WMA
Last updated: November 7, 2012