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A volunteer removes old fencing at Charles M. Russel National Wildlife Refuge in Montana photo by patrick sievert

National Public Lands Day

Information iconA volunteer removes old fencing at Charles M. Russel National Wildlife Refuge in Montana. (Photo: Patrick Sievert)

Saturday, September 25, is National Public Lands Day—celebrating the vital connection between people and nature. Join volunteers nationwide in outdoor cleanups and repairs on wildlife refuges and other green spaces. Where to volunteer

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A map of the continental United States with dots representing hundreds of National Wildlife Refuges
Explore our interactive map to discover wildife refuges near your home or travel destination. Search by Zip Code, state or refuge name.

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A black bear in a flowery meadow
Information icon American black bear at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge in Maine. (Photo: Keith Ramos/USFWS)