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Refuge wildlife need your help. There are many ways for you to get involved.

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About the Complex

Willapa Complex

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The varied habitats near the mouth of the Columbia River are home to a diversity of wildlife and three National Wildlife Refuges.

Julia Butler Hansen is managed as part of the Willapa Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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What's Happening at the Refuge

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Columbian white-tailed deer - USFWS Photo, Hooded merganser - USFWS
Last Updated: May 11, 2017
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