Guam National Wildlife Refuge

Guam National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 8134 MOU-3
Dededo, GU 96912

Phone:671-355-5096
Fax:671-355-5098
Web: www.fws.gov/pacificislands/wnwr/guamnwrindex.html
Established: 1993.
Location:Northernmost point of Guam.
Facilities:Visitor center.
Activities:Education programs, fishing.
Special Features:Most of the refuge is an "overlay" on lands administered by the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. Although the military mission is given precedence on these lands, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assists in protecting native species and habitats.
Habitats: 22,500 acres of volcanic Pacific island.
Access: Refuge's 772-acre Ritidian Unit is open to public.
Wild life: Endangered Mariana fruit bat, Mariana crow, island swiftlet, and Mariana common moorhen.

See other parks in Guam.
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In no more than twenty minutes or so you can go from the bustling Tumon Bay area with its luxury hotels, upscale shops and restaurants and be at the Guam National Wildlife Refuge, Ritidian Unit, at the northern tip of the island.
The plot, known as Area 50, is located in the Guam National Wildlife Refuge overlay on Andersen Air Force Base in northern Guam.
The severity of the conservation crisis led to the establishment of the Guam National Wildlife Refuge to preserve habitat and serve as a focal point for research and recovery.

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