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    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Journal

    See the latest activities, events and conservation work from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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    Small Wetlands Program

    Since its creation more than 50 years ago, this program protects nearly 3 million acres of land as Waterfowl Production Areas.

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    Federal Duck Stamp

    Funds from the sale of Federal Duck Stamps permanently protect habitat on the district.

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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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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2015
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