Conserving the Nature of America
Press Release
Grants and Additions to the National Wildlife Refuge System Will Conserve More than 150,000 Acres of Bird Habitat

September 12, 2013

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The protection, restoration and enhancement of 157,000 acres of migratory bird habitat was unanimously approved today by the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission.

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