Law Enforcement

Boundary sign / William Haun ©

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service maintains a law enforcement presence on National Wildlife Refuge lands.

Federal law enforcement 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 the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge:  

  • Monday through Friday (7:30am to 4pm), please call 580-626-4794. 
  • After hours or on weekends, please call 580-596-6458 or 911. 

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

Helpful Links:
Digest of Federal Resource Laws
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation