• Observation deck at Seal Beach NWR

    Upcoming Monthly Tour: January 26, 2020

    The best way to explore the refuge is through our monthly tour. RSVP required!

    How to RSVP

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    Friends of Seal Beach NWR

    A 501(c)3 non-profit organization that engages the community with the wildlife refuge. Join them today!

    Friends of Seal Beach homepage

  • stranded rail

    Preparing for Sea Level Rise

    The Service is preparing a cutting-edge project to combat sea-level rise and provide habitat for the endangered light-footed Ridgway's rail.

    Thin-layer Salt Marsh Sediment Augmentation Pilot Project

  • California Least tern with chick

    Refuge photo gallery

    The diverse habitats on the Refuge supports an amazing array of species. See just a few select photos here...

    Seal Beach Wildlife

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