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Refuge Visitors

Public Events

We will host five public events in 2018. Preregistration is required because space is limited.

Upcoming Events

What's Happening

Visiting the Refuge

Visit Promo

Presquile National Wildlife Refuge may be visited, but only with advance reservations or during refuge sponsored events. To learn more, check out our Plan Your Visit page.

Plan Your Visit

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Day Promo

Join FWS staff, partners and other volunteers to help prepare the refuge and its facilities. Projects will include, debris collection/recyling, trail work, cleaning buildings and beautifying public use areas. Materials, tools, and drinks will be provided. Come give a hand to your public lands! Preregistration is required. Please call Cyrus Brame at 804-829-9020 to register.

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Ecology School Ignites Love of the James

Critter Crawl

Through the James River Ecology School, youth are given the opportunity to get their hands (and feet) wet and learn what it means to be steward's of this great river. Check out the video below for more information. Video produced by Science Matters, an educational initiative of the Community Idea Stations.

James River Ecology School Video

James River Sturgeon

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Presquile NWR is proud to be involved in the exciting James River sturgeon research that is being conducted through the Virginia Commonwealth University. Documentary by Melissa Lesh

Click here for the James River Sturgeon Documentary
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

Presquile 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

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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