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    Caribou Closure DEC 31, 2019, 11:59PM

    Mulchatna Caribou Season Closed on Federal Public Lands, December 31, 2019, 11:59pm.


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    2021 Migratory Bird Calendar Contest

    2020 have arrived! The 2021 theme is "Hunt for the Future". Rules and enrollment forms in the link below.

    Link to Migratory Bird Calendar Contest Website

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    Alaska Invasive Species Partnership

    Invasive Aquatic Plants of Concern: Elodea, Eurasian Watermilfoil, & Hydrilla. Call 1-877-INVASIV

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    Liliana Naves Shore Bird Study

    Shorebird subsistence harvest and indigenous knowledge in Alaska

refuge updates

Search and Rescue Report 12/14/2019

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Bethel Search And Rescue (BSAR) River Update—Report 2019-04

BSAR Report 12-14-19

Timber Harvest

2018 Timber Harvest Map

Wood Cutting on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

Timber Harvest Statement

Traditional Knowledge

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Traditional Alaska Native knowledge incorporated into shorebird harvest surveys.

Shorebird Harvest Traditional Knowledge
Conservation news

Emperor Geese in Apparent Decline

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The emperor goose population has declined to the point where efforts are needed to help conserve emperor geese and future hunting opportunities.

2019_Emperor Goose Outreach

Featured Stories

Report Banded Birds

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Have you seen a bird with bling? Biologists use reports of band observations to study many aspects of bird ecology including survival and dispersal. You can help by reporting sightings of banded or marked birds.

Click here to learn more or report a banded bird

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