The purpose of the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Society is to promote and support the BBNWR in its mission to conserve, protect and enhance natural resources through advocacy, outreach, education, fundraising and projects for the betterment of BBNWR.

Our Mission

The Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Society (Society) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote and support Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge (BBNWR) in its mission to conserve, protect, and enhance natural resources; through advocacy, outreach, education, fundraising, and projects for the betterment of BBNWR.

Our Vision

A sustainable Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge that is responsive to diverse native wildlife and habitat maintained in a healthy ecosystem as a contributing link in the migration chain of the Atlantic Flyway.

Latest Back Bay News

Respite in the Refuge by Laura McMahon

“A Respite in the Refuge” After weeks of seemingly endless rain and oppressive humidity, a magnificent weather pattern graced our area, bringing with it abundant sunshine and delightfully drier air.…

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Interactive map of the Raptor Trail at BBNWR

Check out this map of the Raptor Trail on your next visit to the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. https://arcg.is/4C4ej

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