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    Junior Refuge Ranger Day

    Come celebrate the beginning of our Jr. Refuge Ranger program. Oct. 10th @ Desert National Wildlife Refuge.

    Junior Refuge Ranger Day 2015

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    New Visitor Center open

    The doors are open and ready for you to come visit!

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    Desert NWR Movie

    Watch the stunning movie about the many wonders of Desert NWR produced for the new visitor center at Corn Creek.

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    Candid Wildlife Shots

    Take a sneak peek at wildlife from our motion sensor cameras

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Explore Desert!


Desert NWR is the largest refuge outside of Alaska. At 1.6 million acres, there are plenty of places to explore.

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About the Complex

Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex

The Complex consists of four refuges located in southern Nevada: Ash Meadows, Desert, Moapa Valley, and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuges.

Desert is managed as part of the Desert 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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2015
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