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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
Events, talks, and walks at our headquarters in Homer.Islands & Ocean Visitor Center
Check out this year's issues of the Refuge section in Adak's Eagle's Call newsletter.Eagle's Call
The Service Publishes a Final Rule on the Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife for Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Regulations. The rule was developed in response to public interest and concern about predator control and recent liberalization of predator harvest within the State of Alaska. The final rule will become effective on September 6, 2016.Learn more
The fiscal year 2016 federal budget act includes specific language prohibiting the USFWS from spending any funds to remove non-native caribou from Kagalaska or address unauthorized cattle grazing on Chirikof and Wosnesenski Islands.Read more...
Join us for Alaska's largest wildlife viewing festival from May 4-7, 2017. Have your life list handy - the weekend holds the possibility to spot over 130 migratory bird species, along with Homer's plentiful resident seabirds, waterfowl, and passerine populations.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 04, 2016