See what birds are being spotted here at the refuge with our e-Bird Tracker before you visit!
Hey Fourth Graders!
See America’s natural wonders and historic sites. Fourth graders can bring family and friends on adventures free for a full year.
Calendar of Events
Check out the upcoming events at your refuge.
Call the refuge at (850)925-6121 for more information.
The official newsletter of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.
A conservation effort dedicated to restoring the Monarch Butterfly population through milkweed proliferation and distribution to the Big Bend community.Monarch-Milkweed Initiative
About the Complex
The North Florida Refuges Complex protects close to 95,000 acres for wildlife in southwest Georgia and the Florida panhandle.
St. Marks is managed as part of the North Florida Refuges Complex.
Learn more about the complex
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Lots of tours and hikes remaining in the year. Check the Events Calendar for more information.Events Calendar
- December 04, 2016
Presentation on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room.
December: Burning for a Healthy Forest with Chuck HessFirst Sunday Program
- December 02, 2016
2016 Youth Deer Hunt to be held
Dec. 2-4, 2016. St. Marks NWR and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have joined forces to offer mentored youth hunts that are safe and
educational. We sponsor introductory, instructive youth hunts for deer/hogs.Youth Deer Hunt
The St. Marks NWR holds several hunts on portions of the refuge.
To learn more about hunting opportunities, seasons and regulations on the St. Marks NWR, contact David Moody at (850)925-6121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Hunt Regulations
The refuge is actively involved in the recovery of the red-cockaded woodpecker. The Service’s current Red-cockaded Woodpecker Recovery Plan (2003) has a panhandle population goal of 1,000 potential breeding groups, with a refuge goal of 71 active clusters. Active refuge management of the red-cockaded woodpecker population and habitat since 1980 has not only prevented extirpation, but also fostered population growth.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Swallowtail-Diane Flowers
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2016