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Law Enforcement

Sunset_512x219The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maintains a law enforcement presence on National Wildlife Refuge lands.

Federal law enforcement officers ensure the safety of the public and the protection of natural resources. They address illegal activities, including poaching, taking of endangered species, dumping of trash, illegal operation of all terrain vehicles, trespassing and more. 


To report a violation on the Washita National Wildlife Refuge:

  • Monday through Friday (8am to 4:30pm), please call the Refuge Headquarters at (580) 664-2205
  • For emergencies only, the number to call after hours or on weekends is (580) 339-2740

For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.

Some Helpful Links:
Digest of Federal Resource Laws
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation 



Last Updated: Jul 11, 2012
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