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  • Cassin's Auklet Chick in Hand Promo

    New Nesting Box Design Saves Seabirds

    Warming temperatures spur creative solutions to help Cassin's auklets.

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  • Farallon National Wildlife Refuge Scenery

    What is the Golden Gate Biosphere?

    Farallon Islands NWR is part of the Golden Gate Biosphere, a diverse complex of terrestrial, coastal, and marine environments.

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  • Common Murres on Rock

    Refuge Photo Gallery

    Farallon National Wildlife Refuge is renown for its species diversity and in a compact area. See photos from the islands.

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  • Overview of Farallon Islands

    Web Cam

    California Academy of Sciences host a web cam on Farallon NWR. Take a virtual tour of this refuge that is closed to the public.

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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.

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