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The main public contact point: Refuge Headquarters3100 Desert RoadSuffolk, VA 23434Phone: 757-986-3705
The office is open Monday – Fridays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and is closed on weekends and federal holidays.
Other points of interest include:
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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.