Recent News

New Press Release

Press Release Contact: Richard Dyer Phone: 757-721-3458 Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Introduces Friends Group Virginia Beach, VA – Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Society has recently organized as the official Friend’s group in support of and as a partner with Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Refuge Friend’s groups are non-profit organizations comprised of dedicated community members who work to…

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Back Bay NWR Society in the news

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Herons

Great blue herons are widely distributed throughout the continental United States, and they eat a wide variety of wetland prey near ponds, streams, lakes, rivers, marshes and coastlines, including frogs, snakes and, yes, fish. Photo by Frank Miles/USFWS

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Sea Turtle update at Back Bay

Back Bay NWR’s first sea turtle nest of the season was found this morning! We can see the female turtle’s distinct tracks coming out of and returning to the ocean. This turtle crossed over her incoming tracks when she made her way back out to the water. A cage has been placed over the nest to protect the eggs while…

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