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Jr. Duck Stamp Contest!

Junior Duck Stamp Contest!

2014 WV JDS Runner Up

The 2015 WV Junior Duck Stamp Contest is gearing up! Kids from kindergarten to 12th grade can enter. See below for more info.

Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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 about the various activities and the permits required at our Visitor Activities page.

    Visitor Activities
  • Know Before You Go

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    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: Jan 05, 2015
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