From time-to-time Refuge staff members hear from visitors about something that made the visitor concerned when they were hiking, biking, hunting, or otherwise enjoying the Refuge's peacefulness and beauty. Refuge managers have a mechanism for reporting incidents that might require a refuge law enforcement officer to check them out. The National Wildlife Refuge System has a relatively small number of law enforcement officers nationwide, while only a few refuges have a dedicated officer. Reports of visitor concerns on a refuge weigh heavily in determining the assignment of an officer to come and review possible or documented illegal activity.
Friends ask visitors to help gather and report data. These are ways we can all do that:
Illegal activity or other incidents (list of illegal refuge activities)