October 17, 2002
The public is invited to join:
Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters.
Monday, October 21, 2002, at 9:00 a.m. CST
The refuge is located at 91 U. S. Highway 641 North in Benton, Kentucky.
The Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge was established on August 19,1998 and when complete will consist of approximately 18,000 acres. Currently the refuge encompasses over 7,000 acres of prime bottomland hardwood habitat purchased from “willing sellers”. The refuge was created to protect and mange the diverse habitat for migratory songbirds and wetland dependent species.
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