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    Hunting and Fishing Permits

    Getting your hunting/fishing permit for the Refuge is as easy as hitting "Print"! Just follow the link below.

    Brochure Page

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    Predicting the Winter

    It seems everyone has their own way to predict our winter weather. Find out more about some of these methods.

    Predicting Winter

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    What are Duck Stamps good for?

    Learn the importance of Duck Stamps and Junior Duck Stamps for conservation.

    The Duck Stamp Story

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    Take 'em Hunting!

    Taking youth hunting can be rewarding and create great memories. Here are a few things to keep in mind when hunting with youth.

    Tips for Hunting with Youth

Refuge Report

2018-2019 Hunting/Fishing Permits Still Good!

The 2019-2020 hunting permits are not available yet, so the old (2018-2019) permits will continue to be accepted. We will post the new ones as soon as they become available. Thanks for your patience!

Mourning Dove

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The Mourning Dove is an elegant, slender-tailed bird that can be easily identified by its hollow-sounding “coo-OO-oo” call. It is the most abundant and widespread bird species in North America, and is also the most frequently hunted species in North America.

Hunters and Birdwatchers can learn more about mourning doves here!

Environmental Action Statement

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Environmental Action Statement for Hunt Categorical Exclusion

Environmental Action Statement

Green River NWR

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For more information on Green River National Wildlife Refuge follow the link below.

Learn more
Enjoy the Outdoors Safely

Avoid the Fall!

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One of the most popular accessories for deer hunters is a treestand. So, it should be no surprise that many hunting-related injuries involve a treestand. There are several reasons why such a helpful tool can turn dangerous. For some safety guidelines follow the link below.

Treestand Safety Tips

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