The headquarters building and Welcome Desk remain closed because of Covid 19 guidelines.
Nevertheless, the refuge staff continue their work unabated. Trails and roads are being maintained, despite the vigorous efforts of feral swine to make a mess of them. Shell Mound Trail has receive enhancements.
Vic Doig, George Pelt, and Sterling Valentine have all been fighting fires out west.
Also, in response to a proposal submitted in the spring, the Refuges have received additional funding to improve fishing access and safety. These funds are in addition to the grant funds received earlier to restore hydrologic flow across the Lower Suwannee Refuge.