Who we are

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Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society is a non-profit organization established and incorporated in 1989 by a group of local citizens.

Wings Over Water

Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival
October 20 - 25, 2015

Encore Week-end Trips
December 4 - 6, 2015

Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival plays host to hundreds of visitors who travel from near and far to experience the offerings of the Outer Banks and the nearby mainland portions of Eastern North Carolina.

Visit wingsoverwater.org for more information.

What's in the news?

Check out the 2014 Refuge
News Releases

AND, Refuge Newsletters

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Educational Grants

What is a CWRS Educational Grant? (pdf)
Application Form (pdf)

Teacher's Summary Reports for Projects: 2009-2010

First Flight High School
First Flight Middle School
Kitty Hawk Elementary School
Manteo Middle School
Manteo Middle School


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