Fun on Wildlife Refuges

National Wildlife Refuge Week 2016
National Refuge Week 2016
Enjoy special events on many refuges. A great blue heron flies over Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, NC.
Credit: Eve Turek

Fall Brings a Stir to Refuges
Bull Moose
A bull moose emerges from the autumn woods at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in Wyoming. Read more...
Credit: Tom Koerner/USFWS

Ice Fishing on Refuges
Winter fishing is a tradition in many parts of the country. Find the refuges where you can give it a try.
Credit: Carmen Field

"Dragonflying" on Refuges Takes Off
These dragonflies were seen at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, NM. Read more...
Credit: Tom MacKenzie, USFWS

Eight Wild Facts About Wild Turkeys
So you thought there was nothing to know about turkeys except whether you liked drumsticks or white meat. Think again.
Credit: USFWS

Great day fishing
A youngster discovers the excitement of catching a fish, with encouragement from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staffer. Read more...
Credit: Steve Hildebrandt/USFWS

Morel Picking
A happy picker shows off her haul of freshly harvested morels at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa. Read More...
Credit: USFWS

Touring Lighthouses
Touring Lighthouse
Assateague Lighthouse, surrounded by Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia, is popular with tourists for its history, abundant wildlife and rich refuge lore.
Credit: Robert Wilson

A young cyclist sneaks a peak back at the trail behind her at J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Florida. Read More...
Credit: Steve Hillebrand/USFWS