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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

Sanctuary Areas Opening March 16th

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Each season the refuge closes down certain sensitive areas of the refuge beginning Nov. 15th as a place the waterfowl and other migratory birds can go to be undisturbed for the winter. These sanctuary areas will reopen on March 16th.

Junior Duck Stamp

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Learn all about this fantastic program that engages students and aids in waterfowl conservation!

Tennessee JDS

Refuge Waterfowl Count

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Check here to see what the most recent winter waterfowl count....

Waterfowl Surveys
For Educators

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!

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