|A juvenile American white pelican flies over Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada. Photo:|
|Credit: Bill Page/USFWS|
Wild Angles: News From the National Wildlife Refuge SystemNews for October-December 2013 RSS
Join the Celebration!
Want reason to celebrate? Try 561 reasons! That’s the number of refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System, each dedicated to protecting American wildlife and wildlife habitat. National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 13-19, recognizes the vital work refuges do to conserve our wildlife heritage while cleaning our air, filtering our water and pollinating our crops. Refuges also provide world-class recreation, including fishing and hiking.
Looking for more reasons to celebrate? Try some exciting Refuge Week events. Pick from nature walks, kayak tours, birding trips and other activities your whole family will enjoy. Get out and enjoy fall. Learn how the Refuge System is protecting your natural heritage.
October 2013 Events
National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 13-19
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 and Twitter
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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