Naimah Aziz inspects a legal shipment of wildlife products.
Credit: Catherine J. Hibbard / USFWS
Naimah Aziz inspects a legal shipment of wildlife products. Credit: Catherine J. Hibbard / USFWS

Service Wildlife Inspectors, Wildlife Repository Featured on NPR Morning Edition

January 28, 2015
In December, National Public Radio foreign affairs correspondent Jackie Northam visited Service Law Enforcement Operations as part of a story she was covering on the Trans-Pacific Partnership international trade agreement. She shadowed supervisory wildlife inspector Naimah Aziz on a visit to the international mail facility at John F. Kennedy Airport and visited the National Wildlife Property Repository on the outskirts of Denver. The story aired today on Morning Edition.
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Summer sun warms Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: USFWS

Summer sun warms Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: USFWS

Obama Administration Moves to Protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

January 25, 2015
Protection of this spectacular, pristine and wildlife-rich landscape will ensure that land managers can address the growing challenges faced by the refuge and keep fulfilling Eisenhower’s vision. The Service recommended the wilderness designation in a revised plan for the refuge released today. If Congress acts, it will be the largest ever designation in the Wilderness Act’s 50-year history.
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A cross-country skier and his dog pass by a refuge cabin. Credit: USFWS

A visitor does some skiing at a Kenai National Wildlife Refuge cabin. Credit: USFWS

Ready for an Adventure?

January 22, 2015
Low-cost cabins ($45 a night) at Kodiak or Kenai National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska are now available for rent. But don’t delay. The cabins typically book up as soon as they become available online. If you’re willing to rough it without indoor plumbing and gas heat, you can enjoy hunting, fishing or wildlife watching in a storied wilderness setting.
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