Geese, Ducks and Swans- Oh My!
Wintering geese, ducks and Tundra swans migrate through the refuge on their southern bound journey.
Stillwater Refuge is for the birds
Stillwater NWR is a great place to see and hear thousands of birds in Spring.
Fire on the Refuge restores, renews
Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.
More about Fire
Winters are for waterfowl
Stillwater Refuge offers habitat for wintering swans and other waterfowl.
Stillwater NWR Hunt Program
Waterfowl hunting continues to January 25, 2015. Click the link for a refuge water map and status. Go to the blue VISIT link above, click Visitor Activities in the dropdown list for updated refuge Hunt program information. Click the green Wildlife & Habitat link for drought information. Refuge Water Map
About the Complex
The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex is composed of Anaho Island NWR, Fallon NWR and Stillwater NWR in of north-central Nevada.
Stillwater is managed as part of the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge 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
Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert
Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge has scheduled free guided public tours through February, one Saturday per month. Tours begin at the refuge and last two and a half hours. Transportation is provided by the USFWS.
Future dates are January 31 and February 14. Start times vary; seats are limited. Reserve yours by calling 775/423-5128 ext 228. See our news release below...Refuge Guided Tours 2014-15
Now that you made the decision to visit, how do you get here? Follow this link to find us.
Driving Directions to Stillwater NWR
View east from Stillwater refuge to a winter sunrise. Click for a PDF of the refuge brochure.Stillwater brochure
Most recent field observations from the refuge are posted here each month.(PDF doc, 341kb)Nov 25 Refuge Bird Survey
Be prepared before you visit Stillwater NWR Complex. Ask, listen and learn. Click the link below for the local weather forecast to help you plan a visit.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Dec 05, 2014
FREE Refuge Tours Jan, Feb.January 31, 2015 - February 14, 2015
Join a FREE guided refuge tour, learn the Stillwater story from expert guides. Limited seats - call 775/423-5128 ex.228Email to reserve your space now!
Wetlands & Wings Youth Workshop, HuntMarch 07, 2015 - March 14, 2015
Free outdoor program for youth ages 10 - 17. Held in Fall & Spring, call 775/423-5128 ext. 228 for details. Click link for application.Wetlands & Wings Application Due February 13, 2015