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Natural Areas

  • The Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge is located on the south shore of Long Island and is one of the undeveloped estuary systems on Long Island. Its main purpose was to organize the refuge so it would...
  • Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge is part of the National Wildlife Refuge system.Established in 1990 by Public Law 101-593, the refuge straddles 9 miles (14 km) of the Wallkill River at and just...
  • The Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge is located just east of the village of Lloyd Harbor, New York, on the north shore of Long Island, 25 miles (40 km) east of New York City.This 80-acre (320,000 ...
  • The Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge located in Ulster County, New York, USA. Formerly the Galeville Military Airport, it was decommissioned in 1994 and turned over ...
  • Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located in the hamlet of Islip, New York, on the south shore of Long Island and is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The refuge c...
  • The Oyster Bay NWR on the north shore of Long Island consists of high quality marine habitats that support a variety of aquatic-dependent wildlife. The refuge's waters and marshes surround Sagamore Hi...
  • Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife preserve operated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, encompassing part of the Montezuma Swamp at the north end of Cayuga Lake. The refuge ...
  • Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife preserve operated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, encompassing part of the Montezuma Swamp at the north end of Cayuga Lake. The refuge ...
  • Lido Beach is located on the bay side of Long Beach a barrier island, west of Jones Inlet in Nassau County, Long Island. Lido Beach is almost entirely tidal wetland, with 22 acres of saltmarsh and shr...
  • Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge located in the rural towns of Alabama and Shelby mid-way between Rochester and Buffalo, NY has been described as one of the best kept secrets of Western New York. Tee...
  • The Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge was established July 20, 1971 as a land gift from Stanley Howard. The 60-acre refuge is located in the Town of North Sea on the north shore of Long Island...
  • The Amagansett NWR graces the shore of the Atlantic Ocean on Long Island's south fork. Established December 16,1968, the 36-acre refuge is of special significance in the protection and management of f...