Description - Located along the southern shore of Long Island, Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge consists of half salt marsh and half freshwater wetlands, ponds and sparsely wooded areas. The Refuge is part of the larger Great South Bay, which is a significant coastal habitat for migrating birds. Limited recreation includes viewing wildlife and bird watching.
- The Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located on the south shore of Long Island. About half the Refuge is salt marsh consisting largely of salt hay with scattered stands of great reed. The remaining half of the Refuge consists of freshwater wetlands and ponds, old field, brush and woodland habitats. The Refuge was classified as part of the larger Great South Bay, a significant coastal habitat of Southern Long Island.
Recreation - Viewing wildlife and observing bird migrations are enjoyed at this habitat diverse NWR.
Climate - The Long Island Travel Region experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average above 72 degrees Fahrenheit (above 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt. Typically Long Island has more than 200 days of frost-free growing season.
Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located along the south shore of Long Island.