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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. Nature lovers that we are, as soon as we caught wind of the favorable weather forecast, my husband and I began plotting our escape from suburbia. Our “go to” spot?…

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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.

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Night surf fishing at BBNWR

Calling all surf fishermen! Each year Back Bay NWR offers a special Night Surf Fishing program. This program provides access to the refuge beach until midnight during the month of October. Permits are required and are available starting today. All those interested in the program may visit the refuge Fee Booth to obtain the special Permit. Don’t forget to bring…

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Society Newsletter

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Society 1324 Sandbridge Road ∙ Virginia Beach, VA ∙ 23456   Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Society Newsletter Issue 1, September 2020   Welcome to the first newsletter from the newly formed Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Society.  On behalf of the Board of Directors, we appreciate your support and interest in the Back Bay…

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