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Mountain-Prairie Region

News Release

Denver Metro Wildlife Refuges Closed to Public Today Due to Weather

For Immediate Release

September 12, 2013


COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Three national wildlife refuges in the Denver metro area are closed to the public as of 9:30 a.m. this morning because conditions on the refuges are currently unsafe for visitors as a result of significant rainfall.

Staff of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Two Ponds and Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuges will remain on-site today and into this evening. When weather permits, the refuges will reopen to the public.

– FWS –

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Office of External Affairs

Mountain-Prairie Region

134 Union Blvd

Lakewood, CO 80228


303-236-3815 FAX



Stephen Torbit
(303) 289-0350

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Last modified: October 21, 2013
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