Ruddy Duck drake mating display
A duck that migrates from North America to the Andes Mountains of South America;one of the stiff-tailed ducks.
Stillwater Refuge is for the birds
Stillwater NWR is a great place to see and hear thousands of birds in Spring.
Reptiles on the Refuge
Reptiles are common at the refuge - look close, but watch where you put your hands!
Fire on the Refuge restores, renews
Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.
More about Fire
Stillwater NWR Hunt Program
Waterfowl hunting is permitted from mid-October through end of January. Other hunting is allowed, check the refuge brochure. Click the link for current refuge wetland status map. Go to the Visit link above, Visitor Activities for updated Hunt details; and Wildlife/Habitat link for drought information. 2014 Refuge Wetland Status Map
About the Complex
Anaho Island NWR, Fallon NWR and Stillwater NWR make up the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Stillwater is managed as part of the Stillwater 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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert
Be prepared before you visit Stillwater NWR Complex. Ask, listen and learn. Click the link below for the local weather forecast to help you plan a visit.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2014