About the NWRS
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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Around the Refuge
Winners of the refuge's 2017 Nature & Wildlife Photography Contest were announced during a special presentation at the refuge visitor center on Sunday, March 5th. To see those images, click on the link below. Congratulations, everyone!2017 Photo Contest Winners
Click the link below to read and/or download the most recent edition of The Wrack Line, our quarterly newsletter.The Wrack Line, Fall, 2016
Want to read our latest press releases or download a refuge brochure, map, fact sheet or other publication? If so, click on the link below.Publications Downloads Page
Greetings. This is a friendly reminder that, except for a small section of beach accessible via the Lot 1 boardwalk, the entire refuge beach closes to all public access on April 1st as part of our ongoing effort to manage for the federally threatened piping plover. Thank you!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 07, 2017