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    Refuge Gallery

    Enjoy a selection of refuge photographs from photographer Stephanie Pluscht.

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    Support the Friends Group!

    The non-profit group helps lead educational programs, promotes awareness, and so much more!

    Friends of Bon Secour Naional Wildlife Refuge

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    Every Kid in a Park

    The "Every Kid in a Park" initiative provides all fourth graders and their families free admission to public lands.

    Every Kid in a Park FAQ's

Did You Know?

Alabama Beach Mouse

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Did you know that the Alabama Beach Mouse is an endangered species that can be found only on the Alabama coast?

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About the Complex

Gulf Coast Complex

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The Gulf Coast Refuge Complex manages many varied habitats along the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Bon Secour is managed as part of the Gulf Coast 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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Refuge Happenings

  • Bon Secour BioBlitz!

    April 29, 2016

    Join scientists and community members to get an overall count of the plants, animals, and other organisms that live at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Sea Turtle Nesting Season

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    Thousands of sea turtle hatchlings take their first steps right here on Gulf Coast beaches!

    Learn more about the loggerhead sea turtle
  • Discovery Pack

    Discovery pack

    Nature discovery packs are available for checkout, for free at the refuge office. Just leave an i.d. card with the front desk, and return it when you have finished. The packs are a fun way for families to look closer and explore while hiking on your favorite trail. They contain binoculars, a magnifying glass, field guides, journal, bird identifier, and more! Best for ages 4 and up.

  • Take A Hike!

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    Discover nature by exploring Bon Secour NWR trails!

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016
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