Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you Recreate Responsibly.

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information.
  • Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, people who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


Features

  • CDs available for Review

    Notice of Availability: Compatibility Determinations which evaluate various uses, are available for public comment.

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  • Field Notes

    Field Notes

    See the latest activities and accomplishments of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service across the nation.

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  • West Sister Island CCP

    West Sister Island NWR CCP

    The Comprehensive Conservation Plan guides refuge management now and in the future.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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