Partnerships with the Refuge System bring innovative approaches to solving land management issues in the most protective manner. Scientifically-informed and technologically-based stewardship of our public lands, water, wildlife and special places must be a collaborative effort between the Refuge System, private landowners and organizations, and other government agencies if conservation efforts are to succeed.Friends: The refuge partners with the Friends of Anahuac Refuge on many important projects that benefit wildlife, the visiting public and surrounding communities. The non-profit organization plays an important role in education and outreach, land acquisition and habitat restoration efforts of the refuge.
Other important partners of the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge include:
ChaRT - Chambers County Recovery Team
Wallisville Lake Project - Army Corps of Engineers
Big Thicket National Preserve - National Park Service
Texas Parks & Wildlife
U.S. Coast Guard
Ducks Unlimited National
Ducks Unlimited - Stowell / Winnie Chapter
Houston Audubon Society
Galveston Bay Foundation
Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
Follow Us Online
The mottled duck is an an indicator species for coastal marsh and wetland health. Biologists are concerned about the species due to its limited range and small population size. It is a management priority of the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.