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    Join us on Facebook and stay up to date on what is happening on the refuge.

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    Support the Friends Group!

    The non-profit group helps the refuge put on special events, promotes awareness, and so much more!

    Merritt Island Wildlife Association

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    Manatee Viewing

    The Manatee Observation Deck is a handicap accessible opportunity to view manatees in the wild.

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    Adopt a Trail Program

    Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is proud to announce this new program to help reduce and control litter. Become a proud participant.

 

Duck Stamp

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Duck Stamps are pictorial stamps produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They are not valid for postage. Created in 1934 as federal licenses required for hunting migratory waterfowl, Federal Duck Stamps have a much larger purpose today.

Duck Stamp Program

About the Complex

Merritt Island Complex

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The Merritt Island Complex manages St. Johns, Merritt Island and Lake Woodruff NWR's.

Merritt Island is managed as part of the Merritt Island Complex.

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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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Latest News

Page Photo Credits — FL Scrub-jay - Mitch McConnell, Pine Warbler - Danny Bales, , by NRCA, Butterfly - Andrea Westmoreland, Green anole - Vicki's Nature, River Otter -  Chris Paul Photography,
Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016

Events

  • Monthly Butterfly Survey

    150blackswallowtailAmyEvenstadJune 04, 2016 - July 02, 2016

    Volunteers Needed - No experience necessary. Participate in a butterfly survey and learn to identify butterflies.

    View the schedule
  • Nature Watch Tour

    150otterChrisPaulPhotographyJune 03, 2016 - August 06, 2016

    Enjoy a narrated driving tour in the refuge shuttle bus and learn about refuge wildlife.

    Nature Watch Tour
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