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    Discover Stillwater NWR

    It's free, fast and fun for everyone! Download the Google or iTunes app, then head to the refuge for a great new smart-phone experience!

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    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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    Churchill county Discovered!

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

    Churchill County Discovered!

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    Geese, Ducks and Swans - Oh My!

    Geese, ducks and Tundra swans migrate through the refuge on twice-yearly journeys. Look for wintering raptors as well.

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    Try Not to Laugh!

    We dare you not to laugh at these great pics of wildlife! Visit a NWR today for your own wild giggles.

    Try Not to Laugh

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; levels can change, use caution!

Refuge Hunt faq 2016

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.

Learn 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.

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Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2016


  • Wetlands & Wings Youth Workshop, Hunt

    WW-upland-grp-dogOctober 15, 2016 - November 06, 2016

    Free outdoor program for youth ages 10 - 17. Nov 5,6 2016. Upland bird workshop, hunt. Click for application.

    Wetlands & Wings Application
  • 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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