Yukon Flats Changing Environment 2021.pdf

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Yukon Flats Changing Environment 2021.pdf

Major themes include warmer temperatures, especially in winter; thawing permafrost and changing plants; lake drying and changing water conditions; more frequent large wildfires; and arrival of more southern wildlife species
 

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Yukon Flats Refuge is the nation’s third largest wildlife refuge. With the Brooks Range to the north and the jagged limestone peaks of the White Mountains to the south, this refuge encompasses the so-called "Yukon Flats" - a vast fire-dependent area of wetlands, forest, bog, and low-lying ground...
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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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