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Attention Weed Warriors!

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Ready to get your hands dirty? Refuge staff are hosting several invasive workdays this summer. Come join us! See flyer for details.

Volunteer Workdays

About the Complex

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

The Long Island Complex Visitor Center is located at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge.

Wertheim is managed as part of the Long Island 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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Around the Refuge

  • Current Program Schedule

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    Not ready to say goodbye to summer? Check out our latest program offerings and enjoy these warm days while they still last!

    2016 August Program Flyer
  • Pine Barrens Discovery Day

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    Pine Barrens Discovery Day will be held at the refuge on September 10th from 10AM-4PM. Featuring fun shops, nature walks, the Kids Discovery Center, games and activities, and exhibits for the entire family!

    Event Web Site
  • Little Neck Run Now Open

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    Now that our nesting pair of bald eagles have successfully fledged their eaglets, refuge staff have now re-opened Little Neck Run to canoes and kayaks. Image courtesy of John P. Cardone.

    Official Press Release
  • 2016-17 Duck Stamps on Sale

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    Since 1934, Federal Duck Stamp sales have raised more than $850 million to acquire and protect more than 6 million acres of wetlands habitat on hundreds of national wildlife refuges spread across all 50 states and U.S. territories. A current Federal Duck Stamp is also good for free admission to any refuge that charges an entry fee. Stamps can be purchased at the Wertheim Refuge visitor center. Buy yours today!

    Click here for more information
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Aug 16, 2016
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