Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you do the following:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


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    O‘ahu Tree Snail

    All 41 species of the genus Achatinella, also known as the O‘ahu tree snails, are federally listed as endangered.

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    O‘ahu Tree Snail

    They are diverse in patterns, colors, and shapes but all average about 3/4 inch in length.

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    O‘ahu Tree Snail

    They are found on trees and shrubs, are nocturnal, and feed by grazing fungus from the surface of native plant leaves.

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.

Learn more about the NWRS