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    Current Conditions

    Maintained roads through the refuge are in good condition. Due to high fire danger, visitors should use caution on secondary roads.

    Current Conditions

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    Fire Danger is HIGH

    Fireworks are prohibited. No other public use restrictions are in effect. Use caution- grass and other fine fuels are dry and flammable.

    Lakeview Interagency Fire Center

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    Gail Collins, Supervisory Wildlife Biologist has received the 2015 Rachel Carson Award for Scientific Excellence.


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    Mega Migration

    Pronghorn are once again migrating to summer fawning areas. Learn how biologists track and follow the fastest land mammal in North America.

    More about mega migrations


Volunteer Campground Hosts Needed

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Volunteers needed for 2016! Each year we seek energetic and self-sufficient volunteer to stay at the Virgin Valley Campground, greet visitors, and help us with upkeep of Virgin Valley and other campgrounds throughout the Refuge.

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About the Complex

Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Sheldon and Hart Mountain refuges were both initially established to protect and restore the American Pronghorn and each provides important habitats for pronghorn during different times of the year.

Sheldon is managed as part of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge 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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Page Photo Credits — pronghorn does- Larry Arbanas, Earthwhile Nature Productions, VW Things -Larry Arbanas, Earthwhile Nature Productions
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016
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