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Features

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    Reptiles on the Refuge

    Reptiles are common at the refuge - look close, but watch where you put your hands!

  • Rotator Swan at Stillwater Refuge

    Migratory Bird Treaty Act 100th year

    Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in 2016

    Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial

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    Stillwater Refuge is For The Birds!

    Stillwater NWR is a great place to see and hear thousands of wading and shore birds during Spring migration.

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    Milkweed for Monarchs!

    Showy milkweed is native to NV, and is vital to Monarch butterfly survival. Please don't spray or pull these plants - pollinators need them!

  • Burrowing Owl

    Churchill county Discovered!

    A YouTube view of our hidden treasures, including the Stillwater refuge!

    Churchill County Discovered!

Stillwater NWR Hunt Program

Stillwater NWR Hunt Information

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Waterfowl season runs 10/8/16 to 1/22/17. Goose Lake and S Nutgrass have water; all boats allowed in both units. Foxtail tour route closed 10/7 - 10/15.

NDOW Mig Bird Hunt Regs 2016-17

About the Complex

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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Three refuges make up Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex: Anaho Island, Fallon, & Stillwater NWR. Main office: 1020 New River Pkwy, #305, Fallon NV 80406. Phone: 775/423-5128.

Stillwater is managed as part of the Stillwater 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.

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Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2016

Events

  • Discover Stillwater NWR October 15

    MMgallerysunset713x410October 09, 2016 - October 15, 2016

    Bring your smart phone and explore the refuge through games, trivia, guided tours! Free event Oct. 15 10:30am at Stillwater NWR.

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  • Join a Stillwater Stomp Tour!

    tule trail pond,benchNovember 19, 2016 - April 01, 2017

    Learn about the colorful history, wildlife, water and more! Transportation, snacks optics included. Monthly from Nov. 2016 - April 2017.

    Stillwater Stomp Flyer
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