Free Public Programs
For the monthly list of free public programs at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, visit our events page.December Public Programs
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Around the Refuge
The Eastern Massachusetts Fire Management Group, which includes the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Department of Defense, is preparing a fire management plan and is seeking public comment. Parker River NWR and Thacher Island NWR are part of this fire management group. Go to http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Region_5/NWRS/North_Zone/Eastern_Massachusetts_Complex/ScopingDocument_FireManagementPlan.pdf for more information, including how to submit comments. FMP Press Release
The 2013 Photo Contest winners were announced on Saturday, November 9th during a Photographic Society meeting at the refuge visitor center. The link below will bring you to a slide show gallery of the winners. Photo Contest Winners
There are so many newsworthy things happening at Parker River NWR that we have created a dedicated news page. Click the link below to visit that page.Refuge News!
All refuge boardwalks that provide access to the ocean beach are now open.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2013