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Congressman Dingell - An Unwavering Advocate for Conservation

November 13, 2014

Proud partners celebrating the groundbreaking of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Photo by Tina Shaw/USFWS.
Proud partners celebrating the groundbreaking of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Photo by Tina Shaw/USFWS.

This week marks the end of an era: Congressman John Dingell will end his long tenure in the House of Representatives and his seat on the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission.

Congressman Dingell has done as much as anyone in the past century to ensure that our nation’s fish and wildlife resources are sustained for future generations - and for that we thank him.

Read more: Director Dan Ashe’s blog on Congressman Dingell's retirement »

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