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Law Enforcement

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

Law enforcement is an integral part of managing the National Wildlife Refuge System. Refuge law enforcement officers are responsible for upholding federal laws and regulations that protect natural resources, the public, and employees. In addition to the protection of the refuge, Officers protect refuge visitors and employees. They also strive to assist visitors in understanding refuge laws, regulations, and the reasons for them.

These federal law enforcement officers perform many different duties as a part of their daily activities. They assist with search and rescue, wildfires, refuge hunts, and general security for the refuge and special events.

To report a violation on Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge please call 580-429-3222, all hours. In case of emergency please call 911.

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: Jun 28, 2012
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