Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is a unique and beautiful place to visit on
the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Spend a moment exploring these pages to learn more about:
- the history of the Refuge
- the marshland ecosystem
- the unique wildlife species that inhabit the Refuge (this section includes a wildlife calendar, species flash cards, and a nutria slide show)
- and our many visitor and recreational opportunities at the Refuge
Read the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Blackwater NWR brochure (1.4 MB PDF file) for more information about the Refuge.