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    2016 - 2017 Hunting Regulations

    The 2016 - 2017 hunting regulations and maps are now available.

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Public comments sought

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Cape May National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public input as it evaluates the restoration of the 100-acre tidal marsh at Reeds Beach, Cape May National Wildlife Refuge along the Delaware Bay.

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Volunteers play a huge role at Cape May National Wildlife Refuge - potential assignments include horseshoe crab tagging, invasive plant species removal, greeting visitors, nature walks and trail maintenance. Visit the Get Involved page to learn more about volunteering on the refuge.

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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.

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Around the Refuge

  • Visitor Activities

    Interpretation on the refuge - Ester James.

    There are activities for the whole family year-round at Cape May National Wildlife Refuge including fishing, hunting, environmental education, interpretation, wildlife viewing and photography. Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn the best places to visit on the refuge.

    Visitor Activities
  • Know Before You Go

    Winter on the refuge - Friends of Cape May NWR.

    The refuge is subject to seasonal variations in weather and temperature and home to biting insects. Be sure to bring insect repellent, sunscreen and wear appropriate clothing. Check out our Plan Your Visit page to learn more.

    Plan Your Visit
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Red knot and horseshoe crabs - Virginia Rettig/USFWS.
Last Updated: May 26, 2017
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