Special Use Permits
Permits enable the public to engage in legitimate wildlife-related
activities and ensure that such activities are carried out in a manner that
safeguards wildlife. Additionally, some
permits promote conservation efforts by authorizing scientific research,
generating data, or allowing wildlife management and rehabilitation activities
to go forward. At the Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge, wildlife comes first. For
this reason, the refuge issues Special Use
Permits (SUP) for
Visit the National Wildlife Refuge System web site for more information
on Special Use Permits.
Additional information can be found at How to Obtain a Permit,
FAQs/Facts or Application Forms.
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Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to see migrating songbirds. After leaving their southern wintering grounds, the migratory birds begin arriving in March where the brightly colored males court the females before building a nest. Look for these beautiful, small birds, including eastern bluebirds, prothonotary warblers, painted and indigo buntings and more.