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Feedback on Proposed Recreation Fee Requested: Comment period Dec. 9, 2019 - Jan 9, 2020

The Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex is accepting comments on a proposed fee structure for the initiation of refuge recreation user fees. See link below for the proposed fees and a list of public meetings that will explain the proposal and solicit comments. Public comment can also be mailed to Project Leader, Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex, 61389 Hwy 434, Lacombe, LA 70445. Comment period is December 9 – January 9, 2020.

More on Proposed Fee and Public Meetings here

Hey 4th Graders - Get a FREE pass to the National Parks!

Every Kid Outdoors logo with children, trees and birds

Calling all 4th graders. Get a free pass for you and your family to all federal parks, lands, and waters for the year! Vist Every Kid Outdoors to claim your free pass.

Visit the Every Kid Outdoors Website

Take a Virtual Tour of the Ridge Trail

View of a boardwalk trail and interpretive sign

Explore the forest and marshes of Bayou Sauvage on this 1/2 mile long loop trail and interpretive boardwalk.

A virtual hike on the interpretive boardwalk at Ridge Trail

Attention Young Artists

Two Geese swimming. Junior Duck Stamp 2016-2017

Could your work be on the next Junior Duck Stamp? Support conservation, education, and the arts with a Junior Duck Stamp!

More About the Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Birds of the Refuge

A Bed and Breakfast for the Birds

Brown Pelican standing near water

Bayou Sauvage's marshes and waterways provide food and shelter for over 340 species of birds. From pelicans to phalaropes, buntings to buffleheads, there are always birds to see and hear on the Refuge.

Learn more about where to see birds on the Refuge

About the Complex

Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex

Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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