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    Geese, Ducks and Swans - Oh My!

    Wintering geese, ducks and Tundra swans migrate through the refuge on their southern bound journey. Look for wintering raptors as well.

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    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.

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    Fire on the Refuge Restores, Renews

    Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.

    More about Fire

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    Winters are for Waterfowl!

    Stillwater Refuge offers habitat for wintering ducks, geese and Tundra swans.

Stillwater NWR Hunt Program

Stillwater NWR Waterfowl Hunt Updates

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Waterfowl hunting continues to January 25, 2015. Click the link for results of the January 2015 winter waterfowl aerial survey. Go to the blue VISIT link above, click Visitor Activities in the dropdown list for updated refuge Hunt program information.

January 2015 waterfowl survey

About the Complex

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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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.

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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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Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Dec 31, 2014


  • FREE Refuge Tours Jan, Feb.

    summer sunset150January 31, 2015 - February 14, 2015

    Join a FREE guided refuge tour, learn the Stillwater story from expert guides. Limited seats - call 775/423-5128 ex.228

    Email to reserve your space now!
  • Wetlands & Wings Youth Workshop, Hunt

    jr duk hnt 1March 07, 2015 - March 14, 2015

    Free outdoor program for youth ages 10 - 17. Held in Fall & Spring, call 775/423-5128 ext. 228 for details. Click link for application.

    Wetlands & Wings Application Due February 13, 2015
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