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Calendar of Events
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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.
The official newsletter of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.
A conservation effort dedicated to restoring the Monarch population through milkweed proliferation and distribution to the Big Bend.
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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.
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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
- May 01, 2016
Presentation on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room.
May: A Conservation Strategy for
the Imperiled Striped NewtFirst Sunday at the Refuge
- May 21, 2016
For elementary, middle and high school teachers.
This workshop will introduce curriculum lessons, schoolyard gardening, and basic monarch biology.More on Monarch Workshop
We can help you create photographic memories with your smartphone, tablet, or iPad.Get dates and more
Congradulations to the winners of the 2015 St. Marks NWR Photo Contest. And thanks to all who entered.2015 Photo Contest Winners
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: May 01, 2016