The Fall 2014 Calendar of Events has been updated to include a new Owl Prowl on December 5. Follow the link for more information.Calendar of Events 11-2014
About the NWRS
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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Check out our nature based learning activities for youth ages 7-11 years. Each class will feature a focus on one of three outdoor skills: an introduction to target archery, an introduction to the use of binoculars for wildlife observation, and an introduction to nature photography. All equipment will be supplied for the classes. Next session begins November 8, 2014. Call for registration.Taking Aim flyer
The refuge hunt program requires a refuge hunt permit as well as a state hunt license and tags. Hunt Program Registration
An active fire management program is housed on the refuge. Seasonal activities include the planning and implementation of controlled burns, and wildfire suppression. The zone program conducts burns 9 months a year, and averages 35 burn days a year. Burns are conducted in a wide range of habitat types, including marsh, grasslands, pocosins, and upland pine and hardwood forest.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2014