Hurricane Information Center
Office of External Affairs
 

Hurricane Sandy

Refuge employee surveys damages. Don Freiday/USFWS photo.
Surveying storm erosion at a refuge impoundment. Don Freiday/USFWS.

Assessing damages at New Jersey coastal refuge after Sandy’s sweep

E.B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge is located along the New Jersey coast, which was declared a disaster area following the storm. Personnel are on the ground determining the extent of damages and what repairs will be needed before areas of the refuge can be made safe for public access. The refuge’s wildlife drive, a birding destination, is impassable and will be closed indefinitely. 

More information on refuge conditions
More photos



 


Photos

Check out our Flickr photo set   Link to Flickr


Stay Informed





List of field office closures

Map of FWS facilities in the reach of Hurricane Sandy


Northeast Region   
Covering states: CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NJ, PA, RI, VT, VA, WV

Southeast Region        
Covering states: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN and Puerto Rico

NOAA Hurricane Center Information

NASA Hurricane Sandy Information

Ready.gov - Prepare, Plan, Stay Informed


Last updated: October 29, 2012

Hurricane Infomation Center Home
Northeast Region Home

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Home Page | Department of the Interior  | USA.gov  | No Fear Act | About the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  | Accessibility  | Privacy  | Notices  | Disclaimer  | FOIA