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    Celebrate Wilderness!

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.

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  • Winding River

    Rich In Habitat

    Alaska Peninsula's diverse, wild habitat is vital to birds migrating from North America, Asia, and even farther afield.

    Wildlife & Habitat

  • Learning Geology in Chignik Bay

    Get Outside to Learn

    Customized environmental education programs get students outside to learn.

    Environmental Education

  • Dolly Varden Caught

    Successful Angling

    Dolly Varden char, lake trout, five kinds of salmon, Arctic grayling, and other fish can be caught in scenic locales.

    Plan Your Visit

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Refuge Field Notes Articles

Wolf Education Program

Field Notes showcases the recent activities and accomplishments of the refuge. To find out the latest happenings on the Refuge visit our Field Notes Feed.

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About the Complex

Alaska Peninsula/Becharof

This complex stretches down the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska and is home to volcanoes, wilderness, and a variety of Alaskan wildlife.

Alaska Peninsula is managed as part of the Alaska Peninsula/Becharof.

Learn more about the complex 

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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Around The Refuge

  • Public Input Requested

    November 18, 2016

    What are your thoughts regarding commercially guided recreational activities on the Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuges? Are you interested in conducting these activities? Do you have any concerns regarding the proposed uses? We value your input, so let let know what you think by emailing us at

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  • Final Regulatory Changes

    brown bear and cubs at Kodiak NWR (credit: Lisa Hupp/USFWS)August 03, 2016

    The Service Publishes a Final Rule on the Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife for Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Regulations. The rule was developed in response to public interest and concern about predator control and recent liberalization of predator harvest within the State of Alaska. The final rule will become effective on September 6, 2016.

  • Questions & Answers Cape Greig Haulout

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    Question and answer document to provide information to the public about the Cape Greig Pacific walrus haulout which has recently formed.

    Q & A with Map
  • Education Program Soars

    Science Gals 2015

    Our education program is thriving and growing! Learn more about the high-quality, hands-on, science-based programs we offer.

    For Educators
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2015
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