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The Friends of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting refuge programs and enhancing awareness and appreciation of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. Come explore the unique and beautiful wildlife areas in Pacific and Wahkiakum Counties that comprise the refuge complex!

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We hope to see you at the refuge soon!

We invite you to find out more about Wings Over Willapa, our annual birding and nature festival! This event happens at the end of September each year, and celebrates the natural wonders of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and the biodiversity of Willapa Bay. The festival includes a wide variety of guided tours, art workshops, educational presentations, a keynote speech and silent auction, and much more! Find out more at

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