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    Creatures of the Night

    Come to the Refuge on Saturday Oct. 19 for free family fun after the sun goes down.

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    Chicken Creek Restoration Underway

    Beginning July 2019, Chicken Creek restoration will commence. This re-establishment will improve habitat for fish and wildlife.

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Get Involved at Your Refuge


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This new resource is designed to keep you informed about all of the current and upcoming habitat and public access improvements happening at the Tualatin River NWR Complex. The Friends and USFWS have teamed up to create refuge2020.info. This platform will be your #1 resource for the what, when, how, and why of these projects.

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Become a Refuge Friend

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Where would any of us be without friends. Nowhere is that more true than at the Refuge. From restoration, to education, to being the smiling face to greet you at the Wildlife Center, The Friends of Tualatin River NWR are as much the face of the Refuge as the critters. Check them out today!

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Volunteers Make a Difference

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Giving the gift of time could not be easier, or more enjoyable at Tualatin River NWR. Volunteers help kids connect with nature, restore habitat, monitor wildlife populations, and assist with day-to-day activities, all while having a lot of fun.

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Who's Been Visiting the Refuge

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Find out what birds visitors have been seeing at the Refuge over the past two weeks. Powered by eBird.

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Upcoming Events at the Refuge

Youth Waterfowl Hunt

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Registration for our 4th Annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt, is now closed. Thank you to all of those who have applied. Our youth waterfowl hunt takes place on the Riverboat Unit of the Refuge, giving young people a chance to see a part of the Refuge usually closed to the public in addition to learning about hunting and conservation in a safe environment.

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About the Complex

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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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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