Check out the new Fall, 2014 Calendar of Events. There are more details on the 40th Anniversary Open House event (Sunday, October 12) and the new children's workshop "Taking Aim...Archery, Binoculars, and Cameras".Fall 2014 Calendar of 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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Mark your calendars! There will be an Open House at the refuge headquarters on Sunday, October 12, 2014, followed by specially scheduled activities to celebrate the entire week! Check our calendar and events page and on facebook for special events as more details become available.
"A Day at the Refuge" is a nature art contest for children grades K-8. A presentation for winners will be held during the 40th Anniversary Open House event at the Refuge on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:30p. Follow the link for more details.Nature art contest
The refuge hunt program requires a refuge hunt permit as well as a state hunt license and tags. You can register now for both. Hunt Program Registration
An active fire management program is housed on the refuge. Seasonal activities include the planning and implementation of controlled burns, and wildfire suppression. The zone program conducts burns 9 months a year, and averages 35 burn days a year. Burns are conducted in a wide range of habitat types, including marsh, grasslands, pocosins, and upland pine and hardwood forest.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 30, 2014