Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.
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Rich In Habitat
Alaska Peninsula's diverse, wild habitat is vital to birds migrating from North America, Asia, and even farther afield.
Wildlife & Habitat
Get Outside to Learn
Customized environmental education programs get students outside to learn.
Dolly Varden char, lake trout, five kinds of salmon, Arctic grayling, and other fish can be caught in scenic locales.
Plan Your Visit
Field Notes showcases the recent activities and accomplishments of the refuge.
To find out the latest happenings on the Refuge visit our Field Notes Feed.
Field Notes Feed
About the Complex
This complex stretches down the Alaska Peninsula in southwest Alaska and is home to volcanoes, wilderness, and a variety of Alaskan wildlife.
Alaska Peninsula is managed as part of the Alaska Peninsula/Becharof.
Learn more about the complex
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
Around The Refuge
- November 18, 2016
What are your thoughts regarding commercially guided recreational activities on the Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuges? Are you interested in conducting these activities? Do you have any concerns regarding the proposed uses? We value your input, so let let know what you think by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.orgClick here for more information
- August 03, 2016
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. Read more...
Question and answer document to provide information to the public about the Cape Greig Pacific
walrus haulout which has recently formed.Q & A with Map
Our education program is thriving and growing! Learn more about the high-quality, hands-on, science-based programs we offer.For Educators
Many of the salmon from the world’s most valuable sockeye salmon fishery (Bristol Bay) spawn in the streams that originate on Refuge lands.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2016