Wildlife and Habitat Management
Refuge Objectives: -- These are the underlying management goals for the refuge.
- Tybee was established by executive order to "effectuate further the purposes of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act". The refuge is primarily managed for the benefit of nesting shorebirds.
- Stated objectives of the refuge only dictate basic ownership and protection. Due to its small size, limited habitat and inadequate funding, Tybee NWR is closed to the public.
Management Tools: -- These are the tools refuge staff use to accomplish these goals.
- Law enforcement