What's Happening

Draft Plan Comment Period Now Closed

The public comment period for the refuge's draft CCP and EA closed on March 13, 2017.

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Plum Tree Island Range FUDS


The vast majority of the refuge is within a former bombing and gunnery range, known today as the Plum Tree Island Range Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS).

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About Us

Our Values

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, represented by the blue goose, contains some of the most special places on this planet. Each day we, along with our partners, work with incredible people—people working together to accomplish an important mission and bound together by our shared values.

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About the Complex

Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Eastern Virginia Rivers 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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