Huron National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Character Monitoring Summary

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Huron National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Character Monitoring Summary

This summary is part of a national initiative to establish a baseline wilderness character assessment for all of the National Wildlife Refuges with designated wilderness. The measures for each wilderness were developed with refuge staff and reviewed at the national level. This addendum document complements the 2013 report on wilderness character monitoring for Huron National Wildlife Refuge.

Nancy Roeper
M. Gantz
M. Edwards
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Lighthouse Island with the Lighthouse in the mist.
Eight small islands, totaling 147 acres, make up the Huron National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is located just three miles off the south shore of Lake Superior in Marquette County, Michigan. The refuge was established in 1905 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife,...
A bright blue sky obstructed by fluffy white clouds reflected off of a stream shot from inside a kayak
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages an unparalleled network of public lands and waters called the National Wildlife Refuge System. With more than 560 refuges spanning the country, this system protects iconic species and provides some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities on Earth.
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