Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge


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Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Oregon Coast NWR Complex
2127 SE Marine Science Dr
Newport, OR 97365

Phone:541-867-4550
Web: www.fws.gov/oregoncoast/oregonislands
Established: 1935.
Location:Along Oregon's 320 miles of coastline.
Facilities:At Coquille Point: visitor contact station, interpretive displays, trails, viewing sites.
Special Features:Refuge provides essential breeding and haulout areas for harbor seals, sea lions, and elephant seals.
Habitats: More than 1,853 coastal islands, rocks, and reefs.
Access: Offshore sites are closed to public entry but can be viewed from scenic lookout points along the coast.
Wild life: Tufted puffins, Leach's and fork-tailed storm-petrels, rhioceros auklets, cormorants, harbor seals, California sea lions, Steller sea lions and Northern elephant seals.

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5 /PRNewswire/ -- Shifting ocean currents, altered by global warming trends, are leading to collapses of entire food webs off Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), according to a new report released today by Defenders of Wildlife that focuses on the threat of global warming.

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