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Wheeler Wildlife Refuge Association

Friends of Wheeler

The WWRA is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to helping the Wheeler NWR Complex. Follow the link below to learn more about our partners.

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About the Complex

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Complex consists of Wheeler (1938), Sauta Cave (1978), Watercress Darter (1980), Fern Cave (1981), Key Cave (1997), Cahaba River (2002), and Mountain Longleaf (2003) National Wildlife Refuges.

Fern Cave is managed as part of the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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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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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2014
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