Law Enforcement

Western flycatcher on refuge boundary sign / USFWS

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maintain a law enforcement presence on all national wildlife refuges.

Federal Wildlife Officers ensure the safety of the public and the protection of natural resources. They address illegal activities, including poaching, taking of endangered species, dumping of trash, illegal operation of all-terrain vehicles, trespassing and more.

To report a violation on Imperial National Wildlife Refuge: Please call 800-637-9152 -- day or night.

For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.

Some Helpful Links:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement
Digest of Federal Resource Laws
Arizona Game and Fish Department
California Department of Fish and Wildlife