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    Herbicide treatment

    Refuge staff will conduct ground-based herbicide treatment for Phragmites starting the week of October 5th. Phragmites (or common reed) is an invasive, non-native aquatic plant found throughout Long Island.

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  • Lido Beach WPA - USFWS.

    Closed to the Public

    The refuge is closed to the public but open to select public use activities by permit.

    Learn more about the waterfowl production area.

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    Long Island NWR Complex

    Lido Beach WPA is managed as part of the Long Island 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: Aug 03, 2016
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