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IZEMBEK: Connecting the Cold Bay community with nature: wildlife trivia night challenges local expertise
Alaska Region, March 23, 2016
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An example of one of the questions from wildlife trivia night hosted by the Izembek Refuge staff in Cold Bay, Alaska.
An example of one of the questions from wildlife trivia night hosted by the Izembek Refuge staff in Cold Bay, Alaska. - Photo Credit: Stacey Lowe/USFWS

Izembek National Wildlife Refuge staff recently hosted a wildlife themed Trivia Night for the community of Cold Bay, Alaska. A total of 23 people (both adults and youth) participated in the event. This is more than half the population of Cold Bay!
Participants were engaged in a fun night of answering questions about Izembek Refuge history, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and fish and wildlife species that are found on the refuge to compete for a myriad of prizes and learn more about the refuge.
The wide range of trivia questions offered a chance for locals to learn some new biological facts about wildlife that they frequently encounter. For example, many were surprised to learn that at least 136 species of birds can be found on the refuge. Another stumper: there are 785 Sitka spruce trees in the Cold Bay area. This event also provided an opportunity to share many stories among the participants about adventures had on this epic landscape.


Contact Info: Stacey Lowe, (907) 532-2445, stacey_lowe@fws.gov
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