About the Complex
The waters surrounding the North Olympic Peninsula provide habitat for six wildlife refuges.
Quillayute Needles is managed as part of the Washington Maritime Complex.
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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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Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. -Rachel Carson
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Common Murres / Roy W. Lowe USFWS, Tufted Puffin / NOAA Allen Shimada, Common murre chick / USFWS Roy W. Lowe, Sea Otter / Kevin Cole
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2014