Our refuge law enforcement officers protect fish, wildlife, plants and other natural, cultural and historic resources by fostering understanding and instilling in the visiting public an appreciation of refuge resources, laws, and regulations. We encourage voluntary compliance through education, outreach, and law enforcement actions while creating a welcome and safe environment.
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Rock ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) occur throughout Alaska. Fourteen subspecies of rock ptarmigan are found in North America. Seven of the fourteen subspecies occur in the Aleutians, and six of these occur on only one or a few islands.