Around the Refuge

Deer Hunt Season

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Orientation materials are available for the duration of the 2018- 2019 deer hunt season.

Orientation Materials

Summer Programs

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Soar into summer with our latest program offerings!

Summer Programs

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

New eBird Trail Tracker

eBird Trail Tracker

Check out the latest bird sightings on the refuge using Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird Trail Tracker.

Click here to access the eBird Trail Tracker
What's Happening

Little Neck Run Now Open

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Now that our nesting pair of bald eagles have successfully fledged their eaglets, refuge staff have now re-opened Little Neck Run to canoes and kayaks. Image courtesy of John P. Cardone.

Official Press Release

About the Complex

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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

Read more about the complex
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.

Learn more about the NWRS