NEW! Friends of Forsythe NWR will be doing guided natural history tours every Saturday in September! Check out our events page for details on this and for other educational opportunities for the whole family at Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.Refuge Events
About the NWRS
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
- September 18, 2013
Hurricane Sandy left behind a 22 mile trail of debris in the fragile tidal marshes and woodlands of Edwin B. Forsythe NWR. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a multi-million dollar contract to Coastal Environmental Group, Inc., of New York to clean up the debris and restore the environmentally sensitive coastal areas.Read the press release.
Volunteers are an integral part of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more about the type of work our volunteers do on the refuge and check out their latest newsletter on our Get Involved page.Learn more.
There are activities at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge throughout the year including hunting, fishing (freshwater and saltwater), wildlife viewing, photography and environmental education. Learn more on our Visitor Activities page.Visitor Activities
There are wildlife viewing opportunities year-round on the refuge. Come by in the winter for a chance to see hundreds of black ducks and Atlantic brant. Summer is a great time to spot turtles sunning by the water. Visit our Seasons of Wildlife page to learn more!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Forsythe sunrise - Anne Harlan.
Last Updated: Aug 09, 2013