Around the Refuge

Refuge to Host Conservation Film Festival in March!

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The 4th Annual Conservation Film Festival is coming to Parker River NWR the weekend of March 2-4. Beginning on that Friday evening, a spectacular array of world class, awarding winning films will be screened in the refuge's visitor center auditorium...all weekend-long. And everything is FREE! To see the entire film festival schedule, click on the link below.

Conservation Film Festival Schedule

NEW! Shorebird Art Contest

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Hey Everyone! Here's an opportunity to do something creative and help out shorebirds at the same time. This new contest is really cool. Click below for the details!

Shorebird Art Contest Info Packet 2018

The Wrack Line - Our Quarterly Newsletter

Click the link below to read and/or download the most recent edition of The Wrack Line, our quarterly newsletter.

The Wrack Line, Fall (2017) AND Winter (2018)

Refuge News & Publications

Want to read our latest press releases or download a refuge brochure, map, fact sheet or other publication? If so, click on the link below.

Publications Downloads Page
Free Public Programs

Free Public Programs

Kids at a fishing event - Matt Poole/USFWS.

For the monthly list of free public programs at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, visit our events page.

Free Public Programs in February

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