Law Enforcement

Refuge law enforcement officers focus on enforcing federal migratory game bird hunting regulations and working with states to protect other game species from illegal take and preserve legitimate hunting opportunities. If you have any questions, see poaching, or any other illegal activity occurring during normal business hours, please contact the Refuge office.  

After hours or if no answer, please contact the National Wildlife Refuge Violation Reporting Hotline at 1-844-NWR-TIPS (844-697-8477) or email information to, 24 hours a day.

To report North Dakota game and fish violations, please call the RAP Hotline at 701-328-9921.

In an emergency always call 911