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    Worth a Thousand Words!

    Visit our Photo Gallery for some exciting shots from the refuge.

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    Conservation Through the Arts!

    Calling all student artists...try your hand at creating a duck stamp. It's easy, fun and free to participate.

    Learn more about the Federal Jr. Duck Stamp program!

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    Volunteer with us!

    No matter your talents or abilities, you can help us by volunteering!

    Get Involved

Refuge Update

Banding Together!

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As we have just concluded this year's wood duck banding program for this year, we wanted to share this great article with you! Thanks to biologist Clayton Ferrell, other refuge staff and volunteers for a successful summer of banding!


Field Trip Opportunities Abound on the Refuge!

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School is back in session and the refuge is the perfect place for your students to learn about the outdoor world. Field trips here are free and easy to arrange for all age groups. All our programs are correlated to state and CORE standards.

See our Educators page for field trip information!

2018 Deer Quota Hunt Draw Results

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All refuge hunters that applied for the 2017 Quota Hunts should have received email notifications of the draw. However, results can also be viewed here, or you can check your RecAccess account.

2018 Tennessee Refuge Quota Hunt Draw Results
Wings of Winter Birding Festival

Wings of Winter Birding Festival!

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Join us January 118-20, 2019 for this unique multi-agency birding festival focused around the Kentucky and Barkley Lake area. Includes Tennessee and Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge; Land Between the Lakes; Fort Donelson National Park; Paris Landing State Park; Harmon Creek Wildlife Management Area and more....

Festival Details and Registration

About the Complex

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge 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