|“A funny bird is the pelican/Its bill holds more than its belly can…” A pelican nets a big fish at Bear River Refuge in Utah.|
|Credit: John Savage/NWRA|
Wild Angles: News From the National Wildlife Refuge SystemNews for September - December 2014 RSS
It’s Nature Festival SeasonAt National Wildlife Refuges
When butterflies and birds start their fall migrations, the time is right for a slew of nature festivals on national wildlife refuges. Visit a refuge near you and discover a world of natural wonders.
Take a guided bird walk or canoe tour. Cast a line, take some magical photos, or choose from lots of other free events. Learn what different species need to thrive, how biologists restore damaged habitats, how you can make your backyard welcoming to butterflies and birds.
Come away wowed. Visit a refuge and learn how the Refuge System is protecting your natural heritage.
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 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. For more information, visit www.fws.gov, or connect with us through any of these social media channels:
Vanessa Kauffman, 703-358-2138
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