Public Comment Period
Public comment requested for our fire management plan and environmental assessment. Extended through December 20th
Learn more about the plan.
Closed to the Public
Due to the potential safety risks associated with unexploded ordinance, the refuge is closed to all public uses.
Eastern Massachusetts NWR Complex
Nomans Land Island is part of the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
About the 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
A species listed as special concern in Massachusetts, the common tern (a gregarious small seabird that primarily feeds on American sand lance) uses the refuge to breed, yet there has been a recent decline in their numbers.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 01, 2013