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For official information about Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, go to http://www.fws.gov/refuge/stewart_b_mckinney/
The Mission of the refuge is to:
-enhance the population of egrets, terns, and other shore and wading birds
-encourage natural diversity of fish and wildlife species
-provide for the conservation and management of all fish and wildlife within the refuge
-provide opportunities for scientific research, environmental education, and fish and wildlife-dependent recreation
Welcome to the Stewart B. Mckinney National Wildlife Refuge page! Created in 1971 as Connecticut's first National Wildlife Refuge, we have grown over the years to encompass Federal conservation lands along 70 miles of the state's coastline.