About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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The canvasback is a large duck that dives for food such as seeds, buds, leaves, tubers, snails, and insect larvae.
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Last Updated: May 21, 2014