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  • Calendar of Events

    Check out the upcoming events at your refuge. Call the refuge at (850)925-6121 for more information.

    Events Calendar

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    Historic St. Marks Lighthouse

    The Historic St. Marks Lighthouse is located on the St. Marks NWR. The current tower was built in 1842. Open first Sat. of month, 1-4 pm.

    Lighthouse History

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    Eagle's Eye

    The official newsletter of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.

    Eagle's Eye


Bring Back the Monarchs

Bring Back the Monarchs

To address changes and restore habitats for monarchs, pollinators, and other wildlife, Monarch Watch is initiating a nationwide landscape restoration program called “Bring Back The Monarchs.”

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About the Complex

North Florida Refuges Complex

The North Florida Refuges Complex protects close to 95,000 acres for wildlife in southwest Georgia and the Florida panhandle.

St. Marks is managed as part of the North Florida Refuges Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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  • First Sunday at the Refuge

    May 03, 2015

    Presentation on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room. May: The Fascinating World of Dragonflies

    First Sunday at the Refuge
  • Nature Walks

    We are introducing Nature Walks! with refuge volunteer Carol Watkins Babcock. The first trail walk will be Tuesday, March 31 at 10:30 am from the refuge Visitor Center. The second will be Tuesday, April 21 also at 10:30 am. Signs ups will be required - please call 850/925-6121 to register. Each Nature Walk will be roughly one hour long and will explore different parts of the St. Marks Unit (Lighthouse Rd. area) of the refuge. If these are popular, we will consider adding more! If you sign up, please remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring insect repellent, water and snack.

  • 2015 Wildlife Art Contest Winners


    Art work by youth in grades K-12 highlighting one or more wildlife species found in Florida.

    2015 Wildlife Art Contest Winners
  • Jr. Refuge Ranger Camp

    2012 Jr Ranger

    Are your children craving some adventure this summer? If so we have the answer. Let them spend a few days exploring St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge through the Jr. Refuge Ranger Camp.

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Last Updated: Apr 08, 2015
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