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Attention Weed Warriors!

Attention Weed Warriors!

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Ready to get your hands dirty? Refuge staff are hosting several invasive workdays this summer. Come join us! See flyer for details.

Volunteer Workdays

About the Complex

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Target Rock is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Target Rock is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge 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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Around the Refuge

  • 2016-17 Duck Stamps on Sale

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    Since 1934, Federal Duck Stamp sales have raised more than $850 million to acquire and protect more than 6 million acres of wetlands habitat on hundreds of national wildlife refuges spread across all 50 states and U.S. territories. A current Federal Duck Stamp is also good for free admission to any refuge that charges an entry fee. Stamps can be purchased at the Wertheim Refuge visitor center. Buy yours today!

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  • Federal Recreation Passes Available

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    Planning any travel to National Parks or National Wildlife Refuges this summer? Did you know that you can purchase federal recreational passes at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge? We have a selection of passes available for all types of visitors!

    Federal Recreation Passes
  • Resource Management

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    With its coastal location, Target Rock provides excellent habitat for migratory birds. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service manages the refuge to protect this special area for migratory songbirds, shorebirds, waterfowl and other wildlife.

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  • Know Before You Go

    The refuge is open 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. Late October through early April offer the best times to view waterfowl on the refuges. The forests come alive in spring with the arrival of warblers and other migratory songbirds, while red fox, wild turkey and white-tailed deer may greet you year-round. Visit Plan Your Visit to learn more.

    Plan Your Visit
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Target Rock refuge - Richard Sack.
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016
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