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Conserving the Nature of America

Puddle Stompers learning about wildlife at Tualatin River NWR. Photo credit: USFWS
Puddle Stompers learning about wildlife at Tualatin River NWR, only a few miles from Portland, Oregon's largest city.

Urban Wildlife Refuge Initiative Will Connect Millions to Conservation

The Service today announced a multi-faceted Urban Wildlife Refuge Initiative to make its programs reflect the diverse perspectives, values and cultures of America. The initiative strives to make the Service’s programs far more relevant to millions of Americans, 80 percent of whom live in big and small cities, giving them myriad ways to participate in wildlife conservation and recreation.

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Published on: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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