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The Weekly Wrap: November 13th - November 20th

We're another week into fall here at Open Spaces, which means it's time for the weekly wrap.  If you missed a story, just click on one of the headlines or the pictures below for the full article. As always, please leave us a comment and let us know how we are doing!

Thank You, Veterans!

Nearly 1,400 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees are military veterans, many of whom continue to serve in Reserve and National Guard units across the country. We thank each one of our veterans, and honor their service to our nation. 
Mike Crocker


Canines Remembered for Valiant Service

In the spirit of Veteran's Day, we took a moment to also remember those who serve on four legs. Check out it out to read a great story about Sentry Dogs.

Phil Carroll and his Dog Tina


Let's Go Outside! Featured Refuge Events for the Week of November 14th

Each week, we feature just a few of the opportunities available at a handful of our refuges for the week.  There's always something to do outside!
Sunset at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland
The Service is going green!  We're working toward making everything from our facilities to our vehicles carbon neutral within the next eight years.
Assabet River NWR

Accessing America’s Great Outdoors: Disabled Hunters Have the Hunt of a Lifetime

Guest blogger Tina Shaw from the Midwest Region tells us about the special hunt Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge set up for disabled sportsmen.  
Hunter Terry Greenwood

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