Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Long Island NWR Complex
PO Box 21
Shirley, NY 11967

Phone:631-286-0485
Fax:631-286-4003
Established: 1968.
Location:On northwestern Long Island, New York.
Facilities:None.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is a marine sanctuary encompassing more water than land. New York’s last remaining commercial oyster farm operates on the refuge, harvesting 90 percent of the state’s oysters.
Habitats: More than 3,000 acres of shallow bays and salt marshes.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk; accessible by boat only.
Wild life: Migratory waterfowl, ducks and waterbirds; also marine invertebrates, shellfish, fish, harbor seals, and diamond terrapin.

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