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    2013-2014 Waterfowl Hunt Season

    The waterfowl hunt season is here. Learn more about the refuge's hunt, including seasons, bag limits and regulations.

    Hunting Information

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    Bird Banding

    For more than a century, researchers have fitted birds with ID bands with an identifying number and instructions.

    Help out

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    Fishing Fun

    Come out and enjoy some of the best wade fishing on the Texas Coast. The speckled trout, flounder and redfish are waiting!

    Fishing and Boating


Making a Difference


The refuge's volunteers make many wonderful things happen for wildlife and people! They construct boardwalks and cabinets; teach outdoor education classes and lead nature walks; band geese and help restore native prairie; run the Visitor Information Station and maintain trails; and many other valuable efforts that make the refuge a better place wildlife and you.

Get Involved

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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  • Youth Conservation Corps


    Anahuac NWR is accepting applications for 3 Youth Conservation Corps positions. No prior experience is necessary. Crew members will work 40 hours per week starting June 9th through August 1st, 2014. Work will be conducted outside and can be physically demanding. Typical duties include trail/butterfly garden maintenance, habitat restoration, construction, and maintenance projects. Selection will be on a random basis, please see application for more information and/or call Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge at 409-267-3337. Application period ends May 2.

    YCC Letter and Application
  • Wildlife in the Marsh


    Looking for any of the six rail species of North America? These elusive birds can be found in the marshes of this important coastal refuge, as can many other migratory and resident species.

    Wildlife & Habitat
Page Photo Credits — American Alligator / Steve Hillebrand ©, All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 02, 2014
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