About the Refuge
The refuge was established in 1987 for migratory bird conservation through a donation from Alice Hay, daughter-in-law of John Hay.
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John Hay National Wildlife Refuge is managed by staff at the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.
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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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Found in deciduous forest stands with a generally open forest floor of moist soils and decaying leaf litter. These birds will most likely be found north of Beech Brook and in the woods adjacent to Route 103A during the summer breeding season.
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Last Updated: Nov 04, 2013