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    Hunting and Fishing Opportunities Await!

    Hunting and fishing are popular activities on the refuge. The new 2015/2016 regulations are ready.

    Find hunting and fishing regulations here!

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    Worth a Thousand Words!

    Visit our Photo Gallery for some exciting shots from the refuge.

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    Monarch Mania

    Monarchs are the only butterflies to make a migration to Mexico. Join us in conserving this unique species!

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    Conservation Through the Arts!

    Calling all student artists...try your hand at creating a duck stamp. It's easy, fun and free to participate.

    Learn more about the Federal Jr. Duck Stamp program!

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    Volunteer with us!

    No matter your talents or abilities, you can help us by volunteering!

    Get Involved

Environmental Education

Field Trip Opportunities Abound on the Refuge!

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Spring is here and the refuge is the perfect place for your students to learn about the outdoor world. Field trips here are free and easy to arrange for all age groups. All our programs are correlated to state and CORE standards.

See our Educators page for field trip information!

About the Complex

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge and Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge are two refuges managed under the same complex.

Tennessee is managed as part of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Learn more about the complex 

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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Refuge Update

  • Let's Go Fishing

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    The refuge provides some of the best relaxing fishing around. From bank fishing to boat launching, we have a honey hole for you. Come on out and drop a line with us!

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  • Sanctuary Areas to Open March 16th

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    Each season the refuge closes down certain sensitive areas as a place the waterfowl and other Migratory birds can go to be undisturbed for the winter. Most waterfowl have now migrated North and these sanctuary areas will reopen on March 16th.

  • Wild Turkey Hunting on Refuge

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    The refuge offers a wild turkey spring hunt following state regulations and state bag limits. An Annual Hunting Permit is required at a cost of $15.00 annually.

    For more information about hunting on refuge
Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017

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