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 August 10, the Visitor Center will be open 9am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday (Closed Sun./Mon.). See you soon!Learn more
Join us this summer at the Visitor Center for weekly education programs!Summer 2014 Programs
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
Summer is a great time to get outside and explore... Need inspiration? We came up with 101 ideas:101 Things to Do Outside
Friday, June 6th will be our first bird banding session this summer to study local landbirds at the Buskin River. This citizen science project gathers information for a national program.Get Involved...
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: Jun 16, 2014