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About the Refuge

Green swamp on the refuge - USFWS.

Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve and enhance populations of wildlife and their habitats, to protect and enhance water quality, and to provide opportunities for wildlife-dependent recreation and research. The refuge conserves the biological diversity of the Wallkill Valley by protecting and managing land, with a special emphasis on forest-dwelling and grassland birds, migrating waterfowl, wintering raptors, and endangered species. The North American Waterfowl Management Plan identifies the Wallkill River bottomlands as a priority focus area for waterfowl management within New Jersey.

Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge (pdf)

Contact Information

Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge
1547 Route 565
Sussex, New Jersey 07461
Phone: (973) 702-7266
Fax: (973) 702-7286

Last Updated: May 21, 2013
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