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Waterfowl in Oregon's Willamette Valley
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Hunting, Fishing Opportunities Expanded on National Wildlife Refuges


The Service will expand fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System, including William L. Finley NWR and Tualatin River NWR. The Service also modified existing refuge-specific regulations for more than 100 additional refuges and wetland management districts. The Service manages its hunting and fishing programs on refuges to ensure sustainable wildlife populations, while offering traditional wildlife-dependent recreation on public lands. 


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Kelly Moroney, Project Leader, Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuges.

Kelly Moroney, Project Leader, Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuges USFWS

Service Announces New Project Leader for Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuges


The Service has named Kelly Moroney Project Leader for the Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex. This six-refuge complex includes Oregon Islands, Cape Meares, Three Arch Rocks, Nestucca Bay, Siletz Bay, and Bandon Marsh NWRs. Together, they span 320 miles of the rugged Oregon coastline. Millions of visitors traveling along U.S Highway 101, the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, are touched by these refuges each year when the visit places like Haystack Rock. 


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Alice Hanley, Project Leader, Inland Northwest National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Alice Hanley, Project Leader, Inland Northwest National Wildlife Refuge Complex. USFWS

Service Announces New Project Leader for the Inland Northwest National Wildlife Refuges


The Service has named Alice Hanley Project Leader for the Inland Northwest National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The complex includes Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge near Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Turnbull NWR near Cheney, Wash., and Little Pend Oreille NWR, near Colville, Wash. Turnbull NWR serves as the complex headquarters.


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