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The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lays it on thick for winter
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lays it on thick for winter.
Credit: Jo Goldmann. USFWS

January 2010 Media Tip Sheet

Blaze a Trail This Summer − or Anytime If you are looking for an alternative to sitting around at the beach or poolside on your next vacation, here’s a more active, conservation-minded option: Spend some time volunteering on a National Wildlife Refuge. . . . Read More

Duck-Drawing Time. On your mark . . . Get set . . . Draw! Or paint or crayon. Children in grades K–12 are now preparing entries for the 2010 Junior Duck Stamp contest that combines science and art to teach students about waterfowl conservation. . . . Read More

Cause for Celebration. Look for special refuge celebrations across the country in March when the National Wildlife Refuge System turns 107 . . . Read More

Events Calendar: Explore National Wildlife Refuges in Winter. Winter can be a magical time to visit a National Wildlife Refuge . . . Read More


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