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Andy French has been awarded the Paul Kroegel Refuge Manager of the Year Award.
Credit: Patrick Comins/USFWS

Andrew French receives national honor

Andrew French has been selected as the recipient of the Paul Kroegel Refuge Manager of the Year Award, sponsored by the National Wildlife Refuge Association. French was selected for his innovation, leadership, and critical involvement in the nomination and subsequent designation of the Connecticut River Watershed as the first National Blueway. As the project leader for the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge which spans four states in New England, French has conserved over 34,000 acres of land, reaching the 396 communities and over two million people residing within the Connecticut River watershed.

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Published on: Thursday, February 14,2013

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