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  • Construction Visitor Notice

    Wildlife Dr. Closures - Sept. 12

    Repairs underway to make the system more resilient to storms and improve habitat for wildlife.

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What's Happening

Friday Bird Walks

Refuge ranger with child looking through binoculars - USFWS.

Friday morning bird walks are cancelled during the summer months, and will resume in September. Please call 609-652-1665 or check our Facebook page for updates.

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News

Edwin B. Forsythe Refuge Announces Environmental Assessment and Public Meeting for Marsh Enhancement Project

Culvert under Bayview Avenue at Good Luck Point, Ocean County, NJ.

The Edwin B. Forsythe NWR has announced the availability of a draft Environmental Assessment for public review for an upcoming marsh habitat restoration project in Ocean County, NJ. The proposed project will improve approximately 500 acres of estuarine salt marsh habitat by enhancing and restoring currently degraded areas that have been negatively impacted by activities such as grid-ditching, salt hay farming, erosion, and sea level rise.

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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.

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Around the Refuge

  • The Nature of Volunteering

    Volunteers on the refuge - USFWS.

    Volunteers are an integral part of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more about the type of work our volunteers do on the refuge and check out their latest newsletter on our Get Involved page.

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  • Visitor Activities

    Boaters on the refuge at sunset  - USFWS.

    There are activities at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge throughout the year including hunting, fishing (freshwater and saltwater), wildlife viewing, photography and environmental education. Learn more on our Visitor Activities page.

    Visitor Activities
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Forsythe sunrise - Anne Harlan.
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
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