Come and Visit
FREE Wildlife Tours ! Join refuge volunteers as we take you on a journey through the refuge to observe wildlife. Centennial Trail Boardwalk is Closed during construction.Learn more about the wildlife tours !
About the Complex
Other refuges in the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge Complex include:
Archie Carr NWR
Lake Wales Ridge NWR
Everglades Headwaters NWR and Conservation Area
Pelican Island is managed as part of the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Learn more 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.
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Learn about when the refuge was born and hear the Paul Kroegel story, historic milestones, and good information and significant dates after the first refuge was born !Learn more
Have you found a baby bird in your yard?
See an injured bird on the road?
Racoons in your attic?Find Out What To Do.
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Nature’s prime favourites were the Pelicans; High-fed, long-lived, and sociable and free.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2016