About the Complex
The varied habitats near the mouth of the Columbia River are home to a diversity of wildlife and three National Wildlife Refuges.
Julia Butler Hansen is managed as part of the Willapa Complex.
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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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What's Happening at the Refuge
What’s good for Columbian white-tailed deer is great for salamanders! The swampy woodlands, marshes and ponds scattered throughout the Refuge are a haven for amphibians.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Columbian white-tailed deer - USFWS Photo, Hooded merganser - USFWS
Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017