Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.
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Rich In Habitat
Alaska Peninsula's diverse, wild habitat is vital to birds migrating from North America, Asia, and even farther afield.
Wildlife & Habitat
Get Outside to Learn
Customized environmental education programs get students outside to learn.
Dolly Varden char, lake trout, five kinds of salmon, Arctic grayling, and other fish can be caught in scenic locales.
Plan Your Visit
Field Notes showcases the recent activities and accomplishments of the refuge.
To find out the latest happenings on the Refuge visit our Field Notes Feed.
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About the Complex
This complex stretches down the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska and is home to volcanoes, wilderness, and a variety of Alaskan wildlife.
Alaska Peninsula is managed as part of the Alaska Peninsula/Becharof.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
Items of Note
- March 23, 2016
Have you ever thought of joining the Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuges' team? Do you have Law Enforcement and Airplane Pilot experience and an interest in working with natural resources? Then this might be the opportunity for you! Check out the information below on this great job opportunity as a full-time, permanent Park Ranger (Refuge/LE/Airplane Pilot). This posting will be accepting applications through Monday, April 4th. To view the vacancy announcement, go to USAJOBS.gov and enter in the announcement number in the search bar as seen below.
Announcement: Position Title:
R7-16-1650296-ES GS-09 Merit Promotion Status Candidates
R7-16-1650295-ES GS-09 U.S. Citizens
R7-16-1650298-ES GS-11/12 Merit Promotion Status Candidates
R7-16-1650297-ES GS-11/12 U.S. CitizensClick Here for more information on the job opportunity
Our education program is thriving and growing! Learn more about the high-quality, hands-on, science-based programs we offer.For Educators
Many of the salmon from the world’s most valuable sockeye salmon fishery (Bristol Bay) spawn in the streams that originate on Refuge lands.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2016