|A great egret snags a fresh fish dinner at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in NY.|
|Credit: Doug Racine/USFWS|
Wild Angles: News From the National Wildlife Refuge SystemNews for May 2013 RSS
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At National Wildlife Refuges
It’s a glorious time of year to be outdoors in nature. Celebrate the season at a national wildlife refuge.
Never been to a wildlife refuge? Use the “find your refuge” tool on this page to locate one near you.
You won’t lack for things to do. Take a quiet hike. Go fish. Watch for wildlife. Recharge your spiritual batteries. Learn about efforts to protect your natural heritage.
You can also enjoy special events like those listed here.
The National Wildlife Refuge System protects wildlife and wildlife habitat on more than
150 million acres of land and water from the Caribbean to the Pacific, Maine to Alaska.
Refuges also improve human health, provide outdoor recreation and support local economies. Visit our home page at www.fws.gov/refuges. Follow us on Facebook andTwitter.
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals, and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov. Connect with our Facebook page, follow our tweets, watch our YouTube Channel, and download photos from our Flickr page.
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