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.Event page
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. Read more
About the NWRS
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
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.Learn more.
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
There are wildlife viewing opportunities year-round on the refuge. Come by in the winter for a chance to see hundreds of black ducks and Atlantic brant. Summer is a great time to spot turtles sunning by the water. Visit our Seasons of Wildlife page to learn more!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Forsythe sunrise - Anne Harlan.
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016