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Environmental Education

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Time for school again. Don't forget Back Bay NWR offers a variety of free SOL-correlated programs for local schools. Call 301-7329 to schedule.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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What's Happening

  • Snakes, Frogs and Toads!

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    Fall is great time to discover the reptiles and amphibians that live at Back Bay NWR. Come join us for a walk along the Bay Trail. All ages are welcome so bring the whole family!

    Events at Back Bay NWR
  • Blue Goose Tram Tours

    Tram THUMBNAIL

    Summer may be winding down but the Blue Goose Tram is still running on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in September and October. No reservation needed, come on out!

    Fall Events
  • Check out an Explorer Backpack

    Nature Hike - PROMO

    Binoculars, field guides, a map and more are included in each Explorer Backpack. Check one out for the day at not cost at the Visitor Contact Station.

    More Info
  • Volunteers Needed!

    Get Involved - PROMO

    Have you taken a ride on the Blue Goose Express? Do you want to help keep Back Bay's trails beautiful? Check out our Get Involved page for more information on volunteer opportunities!

    Get Involved
Page Photo Credits — Sunset on Back Bay, Larry Wilcox, Tundra Swans, Roger Roberts
, Blue Goose Express, USFWS, American bittern, Alex Monday/2013, All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 23, 2014

Events

  • Snakes, Frogs and Toads!

    Bullfrog (134x116)January 01, 0001

    Fall is great time to discover the reptiles and amphibians that live at Back Bay NWR. Come join us for a walk along the Bay Trail. All ages are welcome so bring the whole family!

    Events at Back Bay NWR
  • Explorer Backpacks

    April 1, 2014 PromoApril 01, 2014

    Check out a pack and explore your national wildlife refuge! Packs must be returned the same day they are checked out.

    Learn More
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