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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

  • Whooping Crane

    Whooping Cranes

    Whooping Cranes Talks - Saturdays in the Visitor Center at 11 am.

    Whooping Cranes

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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

  • Hunting


    To learn more about hunting opportunities on the St. Marks NWR, contact David Moody at (850)925-6121 or

    Hunting Regulations


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

    March 01, 2015

    Presentation on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room. March: Tales of Port Leon

    First Sunday at the Refuge
  • Wildlife Art Contest

    Art ContestJanuary 30, 2015

    The refuge is having an art contest featuring wildlife species found in Florida. We will showcase all the entries at our Wildlife Heritage & Outdoors festival on Sat. Feb. 7, 2015. Entries due by Jan. 30, 2015

    Art Contest Rules and Entrty Form
  • Whooping Cranes Talks

    Whooping Crane

    Whooping Cranes Talks - Come hear a Disney World intern talk about the Whooping Crane re-introduction on Saturdays in the Visitor Center at 11 am.

  • WHO Festival

    WHO_promoFebruary 07, 2015

    The Wildlife and Outdoors Heritage Festival - experience firsthand how to cast a fly rod, throw a cast net, call turkey or waterfowl, meet members of Operation Migration's Whooping Crane project, meet representatives from many outdoors support organizations and much more!

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Last Updated: Feb 01, 2015
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