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Working for Wildlife

Refuge staff at the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge focus on protecting and restoring habitat for the benefit of wildlife. Prescribed burning, controlling exotic and invasive plant and animals and erosion control are just some of the efforts taking place. Learn more about how they manage the 117,500-acre landscape that is part of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Managing the resource

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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  • Public Input Requested

    Sierrita Gas Pipeline L.L.C. has proposed construction and operation of a 60-mile long natural gas pipeline that would pass approximately 100 feet west of the boundary of the refuge. The compatibility determination is currently available for public review and comment.

    News Release
  • Brown Canyon

    Set in the Baboquivari mountains is a beautiful sycamore-shaded canyon of extraordinary diversity and a protected and pristine example of the sky island ecosystem. Make your reservations for a guided hike, environmental education program or educational workshop.

    Enjoy, explore and learn.
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2014


  • Guided Hikes

    Brown CanyonNovember 09, 2013 - April 26, 2014

    Make a reservation today to take a guided hike in beautiful Brown Canyon, situated at the base of Baboquivari Peak!

    Guided Hikes
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