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    Celebrate Wilderness!

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.

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  • Winding River

    Rich In Habitat

    Alaska Peninsula's diverse, wild habitat is vital to birds migrating from North America, Asia, and even farther afield.

    Wildlife & Habitat

  • Learning Geology in Chignik Bay

    Get Outside to Learn

    Customized environmental education programs get students outside to learn.

    Environmental Education

  • Dolly Varden Caught

    Successful Angling

    Dolly Varden char, lake trout, five kinds of salmon, Arctic grayling, and other fish can be caught in scenic locales.

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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

Alaska Peninsula/Becharof

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.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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Items of Note

  • Now Accepting Applications on for a Park Ranger (Refuge/LE/Airplane Pilot)

    Job Opportunity_LH_Maintenance Worker 2-2016March 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 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. Citizens

    Click Here for more information on the job opportunity
  • Education Program Soars

    Science Gals 2015

    Our education program is thriving and growing! Learn more about the high-quality, hands-on, science-based programs we offer.

    For Educators
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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2016
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