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  • rail release Sept 25 2015

    Endangered rails released

    Away they go! Nine four-month old light-footed Ridgway's rails were released on September 25, 2015 – the last release of the season.

    Light-footed Ridgway's Rail Release 2015

  • Observation deck at Seal Beach NWR

    Next Refuge tour: October 31, 2015

    Call us to reserve your spot before it fills up!

    Monthly Tour Info...

  • California Least tern with chick

    Refuge photo gallery

    The diverse habitats on the Refuge supports an amazing array of species. See just a few select photos here...

    Seal Beach Wildlife

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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Last Updated: Oct 01, 2015
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