To report injured wildlife or wildlife crimes, contact:
Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge3100 Desert RdSuffolk, VA 23434757-986-3705
For emergencies dial 911.
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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.