Calendar of Events
Check out the upcoming events at your refuge.
Call the refuge at (850)925-6121 for more information.
Historic St. Marks Lighthouse
The Historic St. Marks Lighthouse is located on the St. Marks NWR. The current tower was built in 1842. Open first Sat. of month, 1-4 pm.
The official newsletter of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.
To address changes and restore habitats for monarchs, pollinators, and other wildlife, Monarch Watch is initiating a nationwide landscape restoration program called “Bring Back The Monarchs.”Learn More
About the Complex
The North Florida Refuges Complex protects close to 95,000 acres for wildlife in southwest Georgia and the Florida panhandle.
St. Marks is managed as part of the North Florida Refuges Complex.
Learn more about the complex
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
- October 24, 2015
Join us at the 27th Monarch Festival - Celebrate all pollinators with lots of activities for the whole family.Monarch Butterfly Festival
- November 04, 2015
Presentation on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room.
November: Byrd Hammock - A Prehistoric Village and Mound Complex in Wakulla CountyFirst Sunday at the Refuge
The St. Marks NWR holds several hunts on portions of the refuge.
To learn more about hunting opportunities, seasons and regulations on the St. Marks NWR, contact David Moody at (850)925-6121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Hunt Regulations 2015-16
Whooping Cranes, named for their loud and penetrating unison calls,
live and breed in wetland areas, where they feed on crabs, clams,
frogs and aquatic plants. They are distinctive animals, standing five
feet tall, with white bodies, black wing tips and red crowns on their
They are also one of the most endangered. With fewer than 500 left in
the wild, whooping cranes are on the verge of extinction.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 11, 2015