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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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Last Updated: May 31, 2016


  • Chautauqu's 80th Birthday Celebration

    October 15, 2016 - October 15, 2016

    Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate its 80th birthday on October 15, 2016 from 9 AM to 3 PM.

    Chautauqua Refuge's 80th Birthday!
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