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September 20 - Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger HuntSeptember 20, 2014

Calling All Kids - Pick up a clue sheet and choose a trail! At discovery's end there will be refreshments and rewards for all in the Visitor Center. $10 donation to the Friends of Wertheim Refuge per child. Recommended for ages 3 to 13. An adult must accompany children. Call for reservations (631-286-0485) or just show up anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 pm.

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About the Complex

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

The Long Island Complex Visitor Center is located at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge.

Wertheim is managed as part of the Long Island 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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Around the Refuge

  • 2014 Duck Stamps are Now on Sale

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    Since 1934, Federal Duck Stamp sales have raised more than $850 million to acquire and protect more than 6 million acres of wetlands habitat on hundreds of national wildlife refuges spread across all 50 states and U.S. territories. A current Federal Duck Stamp is also good for free admission to any refuge that charges an entry fee. Stamps can be purchased at the Wertheim Refuge visitor center located at 340 Smith Road, Shirley, NY 11967.

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    There are many ways to get involved at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. We rely on volunteers and interns to help us fulfill our mission and goals.

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014
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