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    History of Currituck

    Learn about the area from when it was used by Native Americans to the present day.

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    Issues of Importance

    Currituck National Wildlife Refuge seeks solutions to combat habitat loss and hydrology changes. Learn more about this important work!

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    Invasive Species

    Six exotic species are present within the area and are impacting or have the potential to impact refuge lands.

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Take a Sneak Peek

Take a Virtual Tour of Currituck National Wildlife Refuge

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There's nothing like experiencing this refuge in person, but take a sneak peek to give you a hint of what's in store for you here!

Virtual Tour of Currituck

About the Complex

North Carolina Coastal Plain National Wildlife Refuges Complex

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Includes Alligator River, Pea Island, Pocosin Lakes, Mackay Island, Currituck, and Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuges

Currituck is managed as part of the North Carolina Coastal Plain National Wildlife Refuges Complex.

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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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Featured Wildlife

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    Prairie warblers are commonly found nesting on the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge in the spring and summer. They spend the winter in Central America and the West Indies. They are found in scrubby fields and regenerating forests throughout the eastern and south-central United States.

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  • Hooded Warbler

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    Hooded warblers are occasionally on the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge in the fall. It does nest on the refuge, but it is not common to find it in the spring and summer during nesting season. They spend the winter in Central America and the West Indies. They are found in forested wetlands with shrubby understory throughout the eastern and south-central United States.

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Last Updated: Dec 24, 2014
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