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Partial Beach Closure

Beach Closure

The Long Island NWR Complex will temporarily close most of the Jessup’s Neck peninsula (beach habitat) at Morton NWR, as well as the beach above the mean high tide line at Amagansett NWR in Easthampton to protect nesting shorebirds.

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About the Complex

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

The Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex consists of seven refuges, two refuge sub-units and one wildlife management area.

Elizabeth A. Morton is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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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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Last Updated: Aug 21, 2015
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