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    Biological Field Notes 2015

    Follow Kanuti wildlife biologists through a three month field season in this gallery of photos, observations and notes from the field.

    Biological Field Notes 2015 Gallery

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    Fall 2014 Newsletter

    Check out our latest newsletter to read about post-fire monitoring, tracking chum salmon, and more!

    Fall 2014 Newsletter

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    Celebrate Wilderness!

    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! Alaska refuges contain more than 18 million acres of these spectacular lands.

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A Message to our Visitors

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Before browsing our updated website, we encourage you to read a message from our Refuge Manager.

From the Refuge Manager

Refuge Highlights

A Land of Extremes

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Climate at Kanuti is defined by dramatic seasonal extremes of temperature and light. In June and July, temperatures can exceed 90 degrees F. This warmth, combined with 24 hours of daylight, stimulates growth and activity. During the long winter, temperatures can drop to minus 70 degrees F and the prolonged darkness keeps a tight grip on activities.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015
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