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Features

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    Bison

    Enjoy views of North America's largest existing mammal, the bison. The refuge's herd includes approximately 650 of these herbivores.

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    Geology

    The refuge's rugged landscape is the result of over half a billion years of geologic change and adaptation.

    Rugged ranges

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    YCC

    Apply for a summer youth job at the Refuge.

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Volunteer Experiences

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There are many opportunities to volunteer on the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. An amazing experience you won't soon forget!

Making a difference for wildlife...

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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Fire Management

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The goal of the refuge's fire management program is to enhance wildlife habitat on the refuge while reducing the possibility of damaging wildfires. We use fire to protect life and property and enhance natural resources.

One of nature's tools...
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2014
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