Guam National Wildlife Refuge announces temporary closure

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the suspension of operations at Guam National Wildlife Refuge – Ritidian Beach Unit, effective March 25, 2020.
The health and safety of our visitors and employees at Guam National Wildlife Refuge – Ritidian Beach Unit is our number one priority. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with the federal, state and local authorities to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID19) situation. A reopening date has not been determined at this time. We will notify the public when we reopen these sites and provide updates on our website and social media channels.
We urge our visitors to do their part when visiting Guam and to follow CDC guidance to prevent the spread of infectious diseases by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups; washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; covering your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze, and most importantly, staying home if you feel sick.
Updates about Service’s response to coronavirus will posted at Updates regarding changes of operations will be posted to the refuge website: and on Facebook: @PacificIslandsFWS.