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Grassland Bird Habitat Increased at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Northeast Region, September 25, 2003
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Link to Northeast Region, USFWS; map of regionIn a cooperative project with the Northeast Region's Chesapeake Bay Field Office, Delaware Bay Estuary Project has helped the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge with a habitat improvement project by providing $5,000 for the purchase of native warm season grass seed. The seed will be used to convert approximately 70 acres of agricultural fields to a warm season grass and forb meadow. The site is part of the newly acquired Lofland Tract, which will provide habitat for grassland birds.

NORTHEAST REGION, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE -- Conserving the Nature of the Northeast

Contact Info: Jennifer Lapis, (413) 253-8303, jennifer_lapis@fws.gov
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