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Pine Island
National Wildlife Refuge


1 Wildlife Drive
Sanibel, FL   33957
E-mail: dingdarling@fws.gov
Phone Number: 239-472-1100
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/dingdarling/pineisland
Almost hunted to extinction the early 1900's because of its extravagant plumes the Great White Egret puts on a display at one of Pine Island's mangrove islands.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Pine Island NWR receives little public use. Environmental educational opportunities are limited. Please call the J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR at (239) 472-1100 for additional information.

Fishing
Saltwater fishing is allowed around Pine Island NWR. (Note: Florida state fishing license and regulations apply.)

Hunting
No hunting is allowed on the refuge lands.

Interpretation
Pine Island NWR receives little public use. Interpretive programs are not available. Please call the J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR at (239) 472-1100 for additional information.

Wildlife Observation
Wildlife observation and photography opportunities are available from the water surrounding Pine Island NWR. The islands are not accessible to visitors. The endangered West Indian manatee, wood stork, eastern indigo snake, bald eagle, a wide variety of shorebirds, wading birds, waterfowl, raptors, and neotropical migratory species can be viewed from offshore.




Hours
Not applicable.

Entrance Fees
No fee is required to visit Pine Island NWR.

 
 
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