Around the Refuge

Check out our solar web site!

Wertheim Visitor Center Solar Panels

Our visitor center has an array of solar panels on the roof. These panels provide electricity for the building and help us offshoot some of our carbon emissions. Clink on the link to see how much electricity we are producing daily, weekly, and monthly.

Solar Panel Output Web Site Link

Fall Program Schedule

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Is autumn on the way? The changing colors alongside this great blue heron seem to suggest that it is! Image courtesy of James Richards.

Fall Program Schedule

Deer Hunt Season

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Orientation materials are available for the duration of the 2019-2020 deer hunt season.

Orientation Materials

New eBird Trail Tracker

eBird Trail Tracker

Check out the latest bird sightings on the refuge using Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird Trail Tracker.

Click here to access the eBird Trail Tracker
What's Happening

Seasonal Refuge Closure

Deer Hunt Applications

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge will be closed for our deer management program on the following days. No visitors will be allowed throughout the refuge, including the visitor center.

Official Press Release

About the Complex

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Long Island 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