Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.
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Volunteer at the Visitor Center!
Do you love Kodiak? Passionate about conservation? Volunteer as a docent at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center! All training is provided.
Volunteer with Visitor Services
We are open from 9am to 5 pm daily from June through August. See you soon!Learn more
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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Join us this summer at the Visitor Center for weekly education programs!Summer 2015 Programs
Our schedule for August education programs:August Schedule
UPDATE: The public comment period ended Feb. 9, 2015 and the Service is currently in the next stage of review.Update Information
Did you know?
Kodiak bears and Sitka black-tailed deer both eat fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium), a wild herb that blooms with purple flowers in August.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015