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

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


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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