Free Public Programs
For the monthly list of free public programs at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, visit our events page.Public Programs in September
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
Around the Refuge
Phabulous Photo Weekend, October 17- 19, is a weekend-long event chock-full of presentations, workshops, and exhibits about nature and wildlife photography. The inaugural event, co-sponsored by the refuge, its photo club, and Hunt's Photo, is a celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week.Phabulous Photo Weekend Schedule 2014
Join in on the fun by submitting your wildlife or nature photograph to our annual contest. Printed photos will be accepted through October 3rd. You could win a prize!2014 Contest Guidelines
There are so many newsworthy things happening at Parker River NWR that we have created a dedicated news page. Click the link below to visit that page.Refuge News!
All boardwalks and the entire ocean beach is now open to public access. The federally threatened piping plover had a very successful breeding season this year. Thanks for your support!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2014