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    Fall Fishing Day

    Join us on October 26th, 2019 from 9am-1pm for Fall Fishing Day on Anahuac NWR

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    2019-2020 Waterfowl Hunt

    Waterfowl Hunting Regulations and East Unit Permits for the 2019/2020 season are now available.

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    Monarch Butterfly

    Coastal refuges like Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge provide crucial habitat for migrating monarch butterflies. Look for them in October!

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Cooperative Farming

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge in Anahuac, Texas, is accepting bids for two cooperative agricultural opportunities.

Cooperative Farming at Anahuac NWR

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge Awarded Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund

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Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge was recently selected to receive funding for conservation of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus). The Refuge was selected along with several other regional partners to receive a portion of the $3.77 million in funding awards, which is expected to total $9 million including grant matching contributions.

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Wildlife in the Marsh


Looking for any of the six rail species of North America? These elusive birds can be found in the marshes of this important coastal refuge, as can many other migratory and resident species.

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2019-2020 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations

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Hunt brochures and East Unit Annual Permits are now available at the refuge headquarters and both visitor centers. Please read regulations carefully and sign before hunting on refuge property.

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Making a Difference


The refuge's volunteers make many wonderful things happen for wildlife and people! They construct boardwalks and cabinets; teach outdoor education classes and lead nature walks; band geese and help restore native prairie; run the Visitor Information Station and maintain trails; and many other valuable efforts that make the refuge a better place wildlife and you.

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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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