Free Public Programs
For the monthly list of free public programs at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, visit our events page.Public Programs in October
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
A weekend long celebration of all things nature and wildlife photography
related will take place at the refuge that weekend. Presentations,
workshops, and opportunities to check out the latest in photo gear will
abound! Co-sponsored by the Photo Society, the refuge and Hunt's Photo.
Click the link below to see a complete event schedule.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 25, 2014