Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge


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Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 700
Green River, WY 82935

Phone:307-875-2187
Established: 1965.
Location:Southwest Wyoming, 40 miles north of Green River.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, trail, auto tour route, historic features.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:The Oregon and Mormon national historic trails cross the refuge (see entries in national trails section). Segments of these trails, as well as the Pony Express Trail, can still be seen on and adjacent to the refuge.
Habitats: 26,400-acre riparian, wetland, and upland shrub along the Green River.
Access: Open year round, 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.
Wild life: Rufous hummingbird, Wilson's warbler, yellow warbler, bullock's oriole, bald eagle, trumpeter swans, ruddy ducks, white-faced ibis, redheads, cinnamon teal, moose, mule deer, porcupine, pygmy rabbit, pronghorn, and muskrats.

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In October 2003, WDH was informed that two ill rabbits from the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Wyoming collected in the summer and early fall of 2003 tested positive for tularemia.
This report is based, in part, on contributions by D Damberg, Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge, Green River; F Hall, A Heryford, MS, K Roich, Wyoming Dept of Health.
While the majority of the 30 birds winter in Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge in southwestern Wyoming, last year three birds wintered further downstream in Grand Canyon National Park.
Still, some swans have been killed in recent years at Jackson Hole, Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge and Natrona County in Wyoming and near Livingston in Montana.