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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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    NWR System Turns 115 Years Old

    The NWR System is turning 115 years old March 14! Take the challenge and test your knowledge about the national wildlife refuge system.

    Take the quiz on our sister refuge's (San Pablo Bay NWR) website

  • 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.

    Go to the photo gallery

  • 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.

    Go to the web cam now

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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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