In the Spotlight
A nationwide Citizen Science project monitoring plants, lend a hand by becoming a BudBurst buddy today while enjoying Blue Heron Trails!Project BudBurst
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
Are you in high school and looking for a full-time summer job? The refuge is currently accepting applications for the Youth Conservation Corps summer crew.Learn More
...on a docent guided walk! Learn about our distant fall and winter migratory visitors, such as Sandhill cranes and colorful waterfowl along seasonal wetlands.Wildlife Observation Guided Walks
The refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. Please contact the Wildlife Care Association at 916-965-WILD(9453). Thanks for caring about Sacramento's wildlife!Wildlife Care Association
Several health advisories are in effect for the human consumption of fish from the Delta due to mercury or other toxic chemicals. Play it safe and learn the eating guidelines...Fish Advisories
Sacramento region's newest nature area, open daily.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Sandhill cranes wading in a wetland / Photo: Paul Boyte
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2016