There are events year-round at the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Check out our program calendar to find one near you!Program Calendar
About the Complex
The refuge totals 242 acres on the coast of Rhode Island.
Sachuest Point is managed as part of the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge 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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Around the Refuge
Check out our page on coyote management to view and download documents about how the Service manages coyotes as well as tips and tricks for avoiding coyote encounters.Coyote Management
There are visitor activities year-round at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge including fishing, wildlife viewing, interpretation, environmental education and photography. Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn more.Visitor Activities
Volunteers play an important role in maintaining the refuge and supporting wildlife management. Visit our Get Involved page to learn more about how the various ways to help out at the refuge.Get Involved
Numbers of native New England cottontails are decreasing because of habitat loss and competition from the introduced eastern cottontail. the eastern cottontail adapts more easily to residential and disturbed habitats than does the New England cottontail, who prefers very dense shrublands.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2013