Around The Refuge

Visitor Services Assistant needed for Summer 2018

February 21, 2018 Volunteer Konrad Patterson with local Home School Students 9-2017

One volunteer Visitor Services Assistant, with duties focusing on outreach and environmental education, is needed for a 12 -14 week position beginning in May for the Alaska Peninsula & Becharof National Wildlife Refuges, in King Salmon, Alaska. Benefits include airfare from a major US airport, housing, and some food expenditure in exchange for volunteering toward refuge activities. This is not a paid position.

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Questions & Answers Cape Greig Haulout

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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

Education Programs Travel


Our education programs travel to the village schools of the Alaska Peninsula! Find out more about the hands-on, science-based, high-quality programs we offer...

For Educators
What's Happening

Kanatak Trail Now a National Recreation Trail

Kanatak Trail, 1995

Visitors to Becharof National Wildlife Refuge can connect past and present on the Kanatak Trail, thanks to a partnership between USFWS and the Student Conservation Association, and a Recreational Trails grant administered by the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

Kanatak Trail

About the Complex

Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Becharof National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Alaska Peninsula and Becharof National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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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