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    Families & kids ages 2-5: join us for story time, crafts & activities the last Thursday of each month.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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    Events, talks, and walks at our headquarters in Homer.

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    Check out this year's issues of the Refuge section in Adak's Eagle's Call newsletter.

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  • Final Regulatory Changes

    Bear Cubs photo by Lisa Hupp/FWS

    The Service Publishes a Final Rule on the Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife for Alaska National Wildlife Refuge Regulations. The rule was developed in response to public interest and concern about predator control and recent liberalization of predator harvest within the State of Alaska. The final rule will become effective on September 6, 2016.

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  • Caribou Control & Cattle Planning Updates

    Aleutian Tern Photo, Bob Gill USGS

    The fiscal year 2016 federal budget act includes specific language prohibiting the USFWS from spending any funds to remove non-native caribou from Kagalaska or address unauthorized cattle grazing on Chirikof and Wosnesenski Islands.

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Last Updated: Nov 05, 2016
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