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Resource Management

Giant clam Maragos 512x219 The refuge is managed as a highly-restricted marine protected area.

 

Management goals include:


  • Conserving, restoring, managing, and protecting native terrestrial habitats that are representative of remote tropical Pacific islands, primarily for the benefit of seabirds.
  • Conserving, managing, and protecting native marine communities that are representative of remote tropical Pacific islands.
  • Contributing to the recovery, protection, and management efforts for all native species with special consideration for seabirds, migratory shorebirds, federally listed threatened and endangered species, and species of management concern.
  • Restoring the wilderness character of Baker’s terrestrial community, and protect, maintain, enhance, and preserve the wilderness character of Baker’s marine community.
  • Preserving Baker’s biological, cultural, and historic resources.

Page Photo CreditsJames Maragos/USFWS
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2014
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