Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.
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Visit our multimedia gallery for photos and videos of Refuge wildlife, landscapes, and programs.
Volunteer at the Visitor Center!
Do you love Kodiak? Passionate about conservation? Volunteer as a docent at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center! All training is provided.
Volunteer with Visitor Services
Beginning September 10, the Visitor Center will be open 12pm-5pm Tuesday and Thursday - Saturday, and Wednesday 10am-5pm. We are closed Sun./Mon. over the winter. See you soon!Learn more
Brought to you once a month on Thursdays throughout the winter: free film screenings at the Refuge Visitor Center! Popcorn included.February Film
Spring Lunch Series
Join us this spring, Thursdays at noon, for presentations about local scientific research, outdoor recreation, community activities, and conservation.Speaker Schedule
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Are you a High School student interested in conservation and looking for a summer job? We're accepting applications for the 2015 YCC Crew through Apr. 18th.More Info
Join us for the 20th year of Salmon Camp! Registration by lottery is open January 17-March 21st. Salmon Camp Information
Please note, the Service has extended the 60 day public review period by one week upon request. Comments are due by Feb. 9.More Information
Help us conserve habitat and educate the next generation! We hire seasonal volunteer interns for a variety of summer projects and are now accepting applications for the 2015 season.Volunteer!
Did you know?
Kodiak bears and Sitka black-tailed deer both eat fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium), a wild herb that blooms with purple flowers in August.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2015