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 wading and shore birds during Spring migration.
Fire on the Refuge Restores, Renews
Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.
More about Fire
Reptiles on the Refuge
Reptiles are common at the refuge - look close, but watch where you put your hands!
Stillwater NWR Hunt Program
Waterfowl season is October through January each year. Hunting for big and upland game is allowed in-season only. Check NV state regulations.NV Hunt Regulation brochures
About the Complex
The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex is composed of Anaho Island NWR, Fallon NWR and Stillwater NWR in of north-central Nevada.
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: Mar 20, 2015