Refuge staff will conduct ground-based herbicide treatment for Phragmites starting the week of October 5th. Phragmites (or common reed) is an invasive, non-native aquatic plant found throughout Long Island.
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Closed to the Public
The refuge is closed to the public but open to select public use activities by permit.
Learn more about the waterfowl production area.
Long Island NWR Complex
Lido Beach WPA is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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
These herons can be found using the refuge to feed, roost and nest. Most sightings occur when the birds are flying or roosting in trees and shrubs.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 01, 2015