Help Protect Wildlife - Report Violations
If you see something, say something!
In the event of a True Emergency dial 9-1-1
San 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 maintains a law enforcement presence. For more information about the Refuge Law Enforcement Program visit: www.fws.gov/refuges/lawEnforcement/index.php
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The San Luis NWR played a key role in the recovery of tule elk. The elk are visible daily from the Tule Elk Auto Tour Route. Photo credit: Paul Prado