Izembek National Wildlife Refuge



Izembek national Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve fish, wildlife, and habitats in their natural diversity including, waterfowl, shorebirds, other migratory birds, brown bears, and salmon; to fulfill treaty obligations to provide the opportunity for continued subsistence uses by local residents, consistent with the purposes previously mentioned; and to ensure necessary water quality and quantity.

Type of Education Provided

  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Professional
  • Para-professional
  • Recreational
  • Other

Organizational Classification

  • Federal
  • Non-profit
  • Other
  • State
  • University-Based

Stem Programming

  • Yes
  • No


  • Yes
  • No

Operating Region

  • Southeast Alaska
  • Southcentral Alaska
  • Southwest Alaska
  • Northwest Alaska
  • Interior Alaska
  • Statewide

Primary Audience

  • Rural
  • Remote
  • Urban
  • Statewide
  • Specific


Cold Bay