Features

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    Edwin B. Forsythe NWR Turns 80!

    During 2019, all year long we will be hosting events and activities celebrating 80 years of coastal NJ conservation.

    Keep up to date with us on Facebook!

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    Forsythe Big Nature Year

    To celebrate our 80th Anniversary, we invite you to spend 2019 observing and counting wildlife on the refuge. All for fun and prizes!

    Find out more!

Around the Refuge

Interactive Map

Interactive map

This interactive map helps visitors locate refuge trails, property boundaries, boat launches, and area roads. You’ll have the ability to view different map layers to get the information you need to plan your next visit.

Interactive map

The Nature of Volunteering

Volunteers on the refuge - USFWS.

Volunteers are an integral part of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more about the type of work our volunteers do on the refuge and check out their latest newsletter on our Get Involved page.

Learn more.

Visitor Activities

Boaters on the refuge at sunset  - USFWS.

There are activities at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge throughout the year including hunting, fishing (freshwater and saltwater), wildlife viewing, photography and environmental education. Learn more on our Visitor Activities page.

Visitor Activities
What's Happening

Attention Hunters!

Hunting page

New regulations for hunting are now in effect. Click here for maps and more information.

Hunting page

Phone Systems Alert

Refuge Phone Systems Alert

Our phone system is currently experiencing technical difficulties. If you cannot reach us by phone, please contact us via email at forsythe@fws.gov and we will respond shortly. Please check our Facebook page for phone system updates.

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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.

Learn more about the NWRS