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J. Clark Salyer
National Wildlife Refuge

Snow geese come in two color phases. The white phase is almost entirely white other than the black-tipped wings. The blue phase has a white head with a bluish-gray body.
681 Salyer Road
Upham, ND   58789
E-mail: jclarksalyer@fws.gov
Phone Number: 701-768-2548
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A large flock of snow geese takes flight over a wetland at J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge.
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An Executive Order, dated September 4, 1935, established the Refuge as Lower Souris NWR. This Refuge was set apart as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. Lower Souris NWR was officially renamed J. Clark Salyer NWR in September 1967 in honor of J. Clark Salyer II, the chief of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Division of Wildlife Refuges from 1934 until 1961.

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