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About the Complex

Stillwater NWRC OfficeStillwater is one of 3 National Wildlife Refuges within this Complex.

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of a National Wildlife Refuge Complex. This an administrative grouping of two or more refuges, wildlife management areas or other refuge conservation areas that are primarily managed from a central office location.  Refuges are grouped into a complex structure because they occur in a similar ecological region, such as a watershed or specific habitat type, and have a related purpose and management needs.  


Stillwater NWR Complex staff includes:  Project Leader who manages all 3 refuges; an Administrative Officer who does payroll, purchasing, contracts for all 3 refuges; Law Enforcement who patrols and enforces refuge laws on Fallon and Stillwater refuges; Deputy Project Leader who directly manages supervisory staff and refuge programs; Refuge Biologist who manages habitat and wildlife projects; Fire Management Officer who develops prescribed fire burn plans for refuge habitat management;  Visitor Services Manager who develops and implements outreach, education and public information programs on and off-site, provides all media contact on refuge issues and plans; Maintenance professionals who keep the roads, trails, buildings, water control structures and other refuge infrastructure safe and working.  All positions are centrally located in the main administrative office in Fallon and support all refuges within the complex.


Other refuges in the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex include Anaho Island and Fallon National Wildlife Refuges. The Refuge Complex headquarters is located at 1020 New River Parkway #305 in Fallon, NV. Contact phone is 775/423-5128, Mon. - Fri., 8am - 5pm. An after-hours kiosk in front of the building provides updated maps, brochures and seasonal information for refuge travel.

Last Updated: Jan 08, 2014
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