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  • Land Exchange/Road Corridor EIS

    Land Exchange/Road Corridor EIS

    The Record of Decision has been issued for Land Exchange/Road Corridor Final Environmental Impact Statement.

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    This remote refuge is home to some of the most amazing wildlife and scenery in the world. See more.

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    Refuge Supports Sand Point Kids Camp

    For the past 13 years the USFWS has partnered with the Qagan Tayagungin Tribe to serve Unangan youth.

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Wilderness Act Turns 50!

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2014 is the year to celebrate wilderness.64 of the 551 national wildlife refuges contain Wilderness Areas. Refuge wilderness holds some of our nation’s most treasured landscapes and wildlife. Izembek refuge has a total of 307,982 acres of designated wilderness within it's borders.

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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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Refuge Highlights

  • Refuge Upgrades its Aerial Wings

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    June was a great month for Izembek NWR as it was fortunate to replace a 2-person Super Cub plane with a 4-person Found Bushawk plane (tail number N798). The addition of N798 will allow the refuge to operate more efficiently, and more importantly, increase overall safety of operations.

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  • Slight decline detected in Tundra Swan nesting.

    Swans nesting on the tundra

    n mid-May refuge Pilot, Ken Richardson, and Wildlife Biologist, Stacey Lowe, conducted the annual Tundra Swan survey on Izembek and Pavlof Refuge Units. The annual survey is conducted to monitor population trends and distribution of nesting pairs on the refuge.

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  • Pavlof Erupts this Summer

    Mt. Pavlof volcano errupts

    Mt. Pavlof volcano put on yet another show for residents of Cold Bay with its latest eruption during the first two weeks of June. The volcano, one of the most active in the Aleutian chain, is located in the Pavlof Unit of Alaska Peninsula NWR which is managed by Izembek NWR.

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Last Updated: Aug 18, 2014
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