Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnerships

Where the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Community, and Partners come together to promote conservation

Children fishing off of pier at Masonville Cove with Baltimore skyline in the background, courtesy of National Aquarium.

Baltimore Rivers to Harbor Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

(Baltimore, MD)

Children at nature camp participate in an outdoor learning activity.

Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

(Providence, RI)

Lake Sammamish Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership. Credit: USFWS.

Lake Sammamish Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

(Seattle, WA)

Eggers Woods WI.

Forest Preserves of Cook County

(Chicago, IL)

L.A. River Rover

L.A. River Rover

(Los Angeles, CA)

Houston Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership.

Houston Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

(Houston, TX)

Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Urban Refuge Partnership.

Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Urban Refuge Partnership

(Albuquerque, NM)

Eggers Woods WI.

Condor Kids

(Santa Barbara, CA)

Groundwork-Wallkill Connection: Fostering Urban River Stewards

Walkill Connection: Fostering Urban River Stewards

(Yonkers, NY)

Students participate in CERF activity.

Habitat Is Where It’s At

(New Orleans, LA)

Community Greening Project Participants

Community Greening and Restoration Project

(Denver, CO)

PSJA group photo

PSJA, Preserving for
Future Generations

(Pharr/San Juan/Alamo, TX)

An educator works with two students on a crayfish lesson.

Neighborhood Environmental Stewardship (NESt)

(Philadelphia, PA)

South Fork UWRP

South Fork Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

(Atlanta, GA)

Anchorage Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

(Anchorage, AK)

Springfield Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership

(Springfield, MA)

Students Clear Trails Wayne National Forest.jpg

Mill Creek Healthy People/Healthy River

(Cincinnati, Ohio)

Twin Cities Nature Connections

Twin Cities Nature Connections

(Twin Cities, Minnesota)

GWE members at Fall Festival

Greenway Renewal Project

(Elizabeth, New Jersey)

Apple Anail Pine Jog Staff

Apple Snail Adoption Program (ASAP)

(West Palm Beach, Florida)

Standards of Excellence

Photo of Nekton sampling during SMI training. Photo Credit: Katrina Papanastassiou/USFWS

Where We Are

Children holding Get Your Goose On! flags at Togiak National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Alaska.

Know Your Community

Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. Credit: USFWS
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
Last modified: February 28, 2018
All Images Credit to and Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Unless Specified Otherwise.
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