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Why do ducks need those little wetlands anyway? Find out in this cartoon.

Paddy O'Mallard Cartoon

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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Happenings

2014 Status of Waterfowl

2014 Waterfowl Report

Estimates of waterfowl populations are at 49.2 million birds, up 8% from last year. Follow the link for the full report.

Waterfowl Status Report 2014
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Blue-winged Teal: Copyright Cole Morris
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2014
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