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    Razorback Sucker

    This endangered freshwater fish is stocked on the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge in an effort to ensure its recovery.

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    Refuge Gallery

    Enjoy images of wildlife you will find on Havasu National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Yuma clapper rail

    Staff conduct yearly surveys for the endangered Yuma clapper rail which breeds in the 4,000-acre Topock Marsh.

    Wildlife & Habitat

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    At least 25 species of dragonflies are found on the refuge. Look for these amazing winged insects at Topock Marsh.

What's New?

Public Comment Needed

Havasu National Wildlife Refuge has developed a draft Feral Swine Eradication Plan and Environmental Assessment. Both documents were drafted after an initial public scoping period that included public comments. The draft documents are now available for a 30-day public review and comment period ending November 9, 2016.

Release and Documents

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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  • Buoy Placement

    Havasu National Wildlife Refuge will be conducting annual buoy placement along the river for waterfowl hunting season on October 20, 2016. These buoys will be placed at the I-40 bridge and at Castle Rock Bay on Havasu. The buoys state "no hunting next 14 miles."

  • Questions & Answers

    Thank you for your interest in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Havasu National Wildlife Refuge. Readers can visit our Questions and Answers page to learn about the Refuge, information about the 2015 no-wake designation, the withdrawn draft Compatibility Determination and much more.

    Questions & Answers
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Lesser scaup / John West ©
Last Updated: Oct 20, 2016
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