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Partial Beach Closure

Beach Closure

The Long Island NWR Complex will temporarily close most of the Jessup’s Neck peninsula (beach habitat) at Morton NWR, as well as the beach above the mean high tide line at Amagansett NWR in Easthampton to protect nesting shorebirds.

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About the Complex

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

The Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex consists of seven national wildlife refuges, two refuge sub-units and one wildlife management area.

Amagansett is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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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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Around the Refuge

  • Visitor Activities

    Wildlife viewing on the refuge - USFWS.

    There are visitor activities year round at Amagansett National Wildlife Refuge including fishing, wildlife viewing and photography. Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn more.

    Visitor Activities
  • Know Before You Go

    Amagansett National Wildlife Refuge is open from sunrise to sunset. There are no amenities located at this refuge. Check out our Plan Your Visit page to learn more.

    Plan Your Visit
  • Resource Management

    Plover and tern fencing - USFWS.

    Management efforts at Amagansett focus on protecting native strand communities, providing habitat for threatened and endangered species, migratory birds and other wildlife, and controlling non-native species. Learn more on our Resource Management page.

    Resource Management
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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2015
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