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  • John Hay estate - USFWS.

    About the Refuge

    The refuge was established in 1987 for migratory bird conservation through a donation from Alice Hay, daughter-in-law of John Hay.

    Learn more about the refuge.

  • The refuge in the fall - USFWS.

    Refuge Complex

    John Hay National Wildlife Refuge is managed by staff at the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.

    Visit the Conte website.

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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Last Updated: Nov 04, 2013
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