• Calendar of Events

    Check out the upcoming events at your refuge. Call the refuge at (850)925-6121 for more information.

    Events Calendar

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    e-Bird Tracker

    See what birds are being spotted here at the refuge with our e-Bird Tracker before you visit!


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    Eagle's Eye

    The official newsletter of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.

    Eagle's Eye

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    Lighthouse Phase II Restoration

    St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge beginsPhase II restoration of the historic St. Marks Lighthouse.


  • Friends

    Friends of St. Marks Wildlife Refuge

    We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization dedicated to helping the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in all aspects of its mission.



First Sunday at the Refuge

May 6, 2018

Presentation on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room. May's program: "On Oyster Farming in Wakulla County" with Tim Jordan.

First Sunday Program Information

Family Fishing Day

May 5, 2018 Family Fishing Day

What you'll learn: How to bait a hook, catch a fish, clean a fish, and cook a fish.

Family Fishing Day

Jr. Refuge Ranger Camp

June 1, 2018 Fun at Jr Refuge Ranger Camp

Want something fun for your kids to do this summer. Don't have a lot of time for a camp commitment. Want them to get outside and enjoy nature. Jr Refuge Ranger Camp is the perfect answer. Jr Refuge Ranger Camp dates are now set. Camp Applications are due June 1, drawing will take place that day to determine participants. Campers will be notified that day if they are drawn. A non-refundable camp registration fee of $25 will be required for those drawn by June 15 at 4 pm. Applications and guestions can be emailed to Lori at Lori_nicholson@fws.gov


Hunt Regulations


The St. Marks NWR holds several hunts on portions of the refuge. To learn more about hunting opportunities, seasons and regulations on the St. Marks NWR, contact David Moody at (850)925-6121 or david_moody@fws.gov.

Hunt Regulations
Monarch-Milkweed Initiative

Monarch-Milkweed Initiative


A conservation effort dedicated to restoring the Monarch Butterfly population through milkweed proliferation and distribution to the Big Bend community.

Monarch-Milkweed Initiative

About the Complex

North Florida Refuges Complex

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the North Florida Refuges Complex.

Read more about the complex
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