News & Refuge Publications

Refuge News and Recent Press Releases:

Press Release: 2021 Drive On Surf Fishing Lottery Announced  (PDF)

Berry Picking Permit Lottery Announced  (PDF)



2021 Surf Fishing Drive-on Fact Sheet  (PDF)

2021 General Recreational Fishing Fact Sheet  (PDF)



2021 Great Bay NWR Deer and Turkey Hunt Info Sheet  (PDF)

2020-2021 Parker River Big Game Hunting Info Sheet  (PDF)

2021-2022 Parker River Migratory Bird Hunting Info Sheet  (PDF)

2020-2021 Parker River Upland and Furbearers Hunting Info Sheet  (PDF)


Brochures & Maps:  

Refuge brochure  (PDF)

Refuge Map  (PDF)

Bird List  (PDF)

GeoQuest Worksheet (virtual geocache tour; PDF)  

Conservation in Action: Parker River NWR  (authored by Rachel Carson in 1947; PDF)


Fact Sheets:

Berry Picking Fact Sheet 2021  (PDF)

Water Trail Map and Guide 2021  (PDF)

Canoeing & Kayaking  (PDF)  

Shellfishing  (PDF)


Guidelines & Policy Documents:

Refuge Regulations  (PDF)

Group Visits / Special Use Permits  (PDF) 

Facility Use Guidelines (PDF, updated Dec. 2014)


The Wrack Line - Our Quarterly Newsletter

Newsletter Summer, 2013  (PDF)

Newsletter Fall, 2013  (PDF)

Newsletter Winter & Spring 2014  (PDF)

Newsletter Summer, 2014  (PDF)

Newsletter Fall, 2014  (PDF)

Newsletter Winter, 2015  (PDF)

Newsletter Spring, 2015  (PDF)

Newsletter Summer, 2015  (PDF)

Newsletter Winter, 2016  (PDF)

Newsletter Spring/Summer, 2016  (PDF)

Newsletter Fall, 2016  (PDF)

Newsletter Winter/Spring, 2017  (PDF)

Newsletter Summer, 2017  (PDF)

Newsletter Fall, 2017 & Winter, 2018  (PDF)



Piping Plover Management: Frequently Asked Questions  (PDF)

Piping Plover QR Codes  (PDF)