refuge updates

Search and Rescue Report December 4

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December 4 report from Bethel Search & Rescue; aerial survey of safety and travel conditions on the Delta.

12-4-18 BSAR River Report

New Job Announcements

2018 Job Announcements

5 New positions open through December 13!

Click this link to the job announcements.

Artist’s gift to Alaska refuges

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Lindsay Carron and samples of her art inspired by the people and wildlife refuges of Alaska

click here to see photos and artwork of Lindsay Carron

Kuskokwim River Federal Subsistence Fisheries

Kuskokwim Salmon New Release Updates

This update provides current information regarding this years salmon run, openers, fishing regulations and messages.

Kuskokwim River Federal Subsistence Fisheries
Conservation news

Return of the Steller's Eider

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The Steller's Eider Reintroduction Program is proposing to release captive-raised individuals of this beautiful masked seabird to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.

Featured Stories

Report Banded Birds

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Have you seen a bird with bling? Biologists use reports of band observations to study many aspects of bird ecology including survival and dispersal. You can help by reporting sightings of banded or marked birds.

Click here to learn more or report a banded bird

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