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    Wildlife Drive Partial Closure - June 30

    The Drive will be open to two way traffic up to Turtle Cove.

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Public comments sought

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Public comments sought on proposed new headquarters and Ecological Services offices at Forsythe NWR

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What's Happening

Friday Bird Walks

Refuge ranger with child looking through binoculars - USFWS.

Join refuge staff and volunteers for Friday bird walks from 8:00-10:00 a.m. Meet in the parking lot by the Visitor Information Center. The walks are free of charge and no registration is needed. Loaner binoculars are available.

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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

  • 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: Jun 24, 2016
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