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    Celebrate Wilderness!

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.

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    Refuge Gallery

    Visit our multimedia gallery for photos and videos of Refuge wildlife, landscapes, and programs.

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    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.

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Visitor Center Hours

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We are open from 9am to 5 pm daily from June through August. See you soon!

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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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  • Celebrate birds!

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    Join us from 10 am to 1:30 pm on Saturday, May 30th for International Migratory Bird Day: build bird feeders and meet a live boreal owl!

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  • May 2015 Closures

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    The Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center will be closed May 4th-18th for seasonal training, except for May 5th from 9 am-5 pm and May 9th from 9 am- 5 pm. We'll see you soon!

  • Karluk Lake Environmental Assessment

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    UPDATE: The public comment period ended Feb. 9, 2015 and the Service is currently in the next stage of review.

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Last Updated: May 27, 2015
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