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If you see something, say something!
In the event of a True Emergency dial 9-1-1
Luis National Wildlife Refuge Complex – Headquarters for San Luis NWR,
Merced NWR, and San Joaquin River NWR: (209) 826-3508.
7 days a week, 8am-4:30pm, closed Federal Holidays
State of California Hotline for Poaching and Polluting: 1-800-TIP-MONT (800-847-6668)
24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Toll-free.
Federal Nationwide Hotline for Prohibited Activities on National Wildlife Refuges (Refuges ONLY): 1-844-NWR-TIPS (697-8477) or email NWR_TIPs@fws.gov
24 hours a day.
*Please be prepared to provide incident details including date, time, and location.
The National Wildlife Refuge System
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Riparian brush rabbits are possibly California's most endangered mammal. By the 1990s, their numbers dwindled to near extinction due to habitat loss and degradation. The Refuge is home to the largest wild population of riparian brush rabbits in the world.