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The Weekly Wrap: November 27 - December 3

Is it hard to believe we're already in the last month of 2011?  The end of another week means another weekly wrap.  Here are the things we've been talking about on at Open Spaces, check them out if you didn't get to see them the first time around!

Rabbit Rescue at San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge

Did you get a chance to read the tale of a riparian brush rabbit rescue along the San Joaquin River? 

Rabbit Rescue

Let's Go Outside! Featured Refuge Events for the Week of November 28th

Here are a few of the featured events at wildlife refuges across the country.  If your favorite isn't on the list, don't worry!  Our Refuge System's homepage has a calendar of all the events that are happening!
First SnowThe season's first snow at Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge, ND on Nov. 7, 2011

What's a National Wildlife Refuge?

Have you ever wondered what the difference between a park and a refuge is?  They certainly are similar in that both work toward preservation our natural world, but here's what you need to know about distinguishing between the two.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Thinking on a mountain at Arctic Refuge in Alaska Photo: Steve Chase/USFWS
The rising sea levels and severe weather are wreaking havoc on Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge's visitor parking.  The change in weather threatens to completely reshape the landscape by the end of the century.  Read more to learn more about their comprehensive conservation plan.
POnies on Chincoteague

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