We have a variety of internships available. Interns usually work twelve weeks in the summer months. Interns usually work twelve weeks in the summer months.Learn more about the internships available on the refuge.
Volunteer positions are varied and range throughout the island.Learn more about the volunteer opportunities available on the refuge.
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Oyster Bay has the greatest winter waterfowl use of any of the Long Island national wildlife refuges. The numbers of waterfowl using Oyster Bay are lowest from May through August, and start to increase in September and October. Puddle ducks such as black ducks, gadwall, and mallards start migrating to the refuge in early autumn, and their diversity begins to increase in November. Waterfowl numbers peak and remain high from December through March, then decline in April.