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Jr. Duck Stamp Contest Winner!

Jr. Duck Stamp Contest Winner!

2015 WV JDS Best of Show

Congratulations to Cynthia Casto of Leon, WV for your artwork being selected as the 2015 Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest Best of Show for West Virginia! Visit the refuge to see the winners in each age group!

Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest Winner!

Summer Student Internship

Summer Student Internship

Summer Intern

The Refuge is looking for up to two student interns to work this summer. Applications are due by April 17, 2015. Click below for more information.

Summer Student Internship

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

  • Visitor Activities

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    There are activities year-round at Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, fishing and hunting. Learn more on our Visitor Activities page.

    Visitor Activities
  • Know Before You Go

    Heavy Underbrush and Steep Bank

    The refuge is a natural area. Be mindful of poison ivy, thorny plants, ticks, bees, and mosquitoes. Observe wildlife from a safe and respectful distance. Binoculars allow you to view wildlife closely without disturbing them. Learn more tips and points of interest on our Plan Your Visit page.

    Plan Your Visit
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Paden Island - © Kent Mason
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015
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