Visiting the Refuge
New public facilities were opened on March 14, 2003 as part of the Centennial Celebration.
New Beginning Bird Watching Tours offered October -March
Pelican Island - The First 100 Years
The history, management challenges and partnering to prepare the refuge for the Centennial and beyond.
A bi-annual newsletter reflecting on the past while looking towards the future featuring stories about refuge events, volunteers and more.
Read our latest issue
For The Media
News releases, press kit materials, and 300 dpi photos
May 9, 2010 -- First two birds, oiled from the Gulf spill, readied for release at Pelican Island NWR
Other Refuges Administered
Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge
America's Most Important Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches
Lake Wales Ridge National Wildlife Refuge
OspreyWatch at Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge