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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy damange

Several of the refuge's units sustained damages from Hurricane Sandy. Wildlife habitat and visitor use facilities were impacted at Calf Island, the Norwalk Islands, Great Meadows, Outer Island, Falkner Island and at Salt Meadow. To find out the open/closed status of refuge units, call 860-399-2513 for updates.

Hurricane Sandy Damage

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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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Last Updated: Mar 06, 2014
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