Nicole Ekstrom


Dr. Thomas deMaar


Pete Moore

Board Member

Jolaine Lanehart

Nature Store Manager

Robert Severson

Vice President

Patrick Anderson

Board Member

Richard Moore

Board Member

Jim Stilley


Joyce Hamilton


Dr. Greg Garcia

Board Member

Dr. Sharon Wilcox

Board Member

Karen Ceballos


Madeleine Sandefur


Dr. David Hicks

Board Member

Shane Wilson

Board Member



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  • Refuge open daily, sunrise to sunset. Entry fees are currently $3.00 per vehicle.

  • Steve Thompson Wildlife Drive (formerly, Bayside Drive), the refuge's 14 mile auto tour loop, is CLOSED to private vehicle traffic, bicycles, and pedestrians to protect endangered ocelots.  

  • Buena Vista Road is open. THE SPEED LIMIT IS 25 MPH!

  • Refuge walking and biking trails are open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset.

  • Visitor Center is closed. Call 956-244-2019 for information.

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