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  • Flooded bottomland hardwoods swamp.
    Swamp in fall. Photo by Eric S. Johnson, USFWS.

    New for 2016-17, all permit sales will be conducted online

    April 25, 2016 | 1 minute read

    In order to improve customer service to hunters, streamline operations, and reduce administrative costs associated with refuge hunt programs, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces the start of online hunt permit sales for quota deer hunting on Bald Knob, Cache River, Holla Bend and Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuges. We will no longer accept money orders, applications or permit requests through the mail. An active link will be provided on our refuge website by June 1st.  Read the full story...


  • A brown eagle with a very sharp curved beak flying through the air.
    Golden eagle. Photo by Tom Koerner, USFWS.

    Bald Eagles and Golden Eagles

    Bald eagles and golden eagles and their nests are protected from take, including disturbance, under the federal Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.  Learn more...

  • Three biologists wearing wet suits snorkeling in a stream.
    Aquatic biologists snorkeling on the Oconaluftee River in North Carolina. Photo by Gary Peeples.


    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issues permits to allow legitimate wildlife-related activities that would otherwise be prohibited by law in a manner that safeguards wildlife.  Learn more...

  • A grey colored wolf with bright yellow eyes walking low to the ground.
    Red wolf at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Photo by Seth Bynum, PDZA.

    Recovery and Interstate Commerce Permits

    A typical use of a recovery permit is to allow for scientific research on a listed species in order to understand better the species’ long-term survival needs. Interstate commerce permits also allow transport and sale of listed species across state lines (e.g., for purposes such as a breeding program).  Learn more...

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