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Resource Management

Resource ManagementThe main habitat goal of West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge is to provide habitat conditions favorable to colonial nesting wading birds without compromising the wilderness integrity.

A habitat program designed to create nesting habitat for black-crowned night herons started in 1997. The program consists of cutting one acre of trees each season to allow for re-sprouting and growth. This has provided a shrub layer for the nesting black-crowned night herons.
Last Updated: May 16, 2012
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