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  • Westecunk Creek Dam Removal

    Westecunk Creek Barrier EA

    The Westecunk Creek Barrier Removal draft environmental assessment (EA) is available for public review and comment.

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Holgate Nature Walks

Refuge ranger with child looking through binoculars - USFWS.

Join us for free nature walks at Holgate, which is located at the Southern tip of Long Beach Island. The walks are held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays through Sundays through August 31st. Check out the event page to learn more.

Event page

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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Around the Refuge

  • The Nature of Volunteering

    Volunteers on the refuge - USFWS.

    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.

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  • Visitor Activities

    Boaters on the refuge at sunset  - USFWS.

    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
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Forsythe sunrise - Anne Harlan.
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2015
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