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  • A rocky stream bed covered by a canopy of trees.
    Information icon Rocks and boulders line the bottom and banks of this stretch of proctor creek. Photo by Katherine Taylor, USFWS.

    Life in Proctor Creek

    August 9, 2017 | 4 minute read

    There’s a stillness that only nature can provide, and the flowing stream is a peaceful break from the sounds of city life. “We’re here to show folks that there’s life in Proctor Creek. That even in urban settings there is nature and wildlife that needs protecting,” Johnson said.  Learn more...
  • A sunrises over a stream.
    Sunrise at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR. Photo by Phil Kloer, USFWS.

    Soul River meets Loxahatchee

    July 26, 2017 | 2 minute read

    In mid-June, five inner city youths from Portland, Oregon, visited the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to meet with staff members, learn about careers in natural resources, and understand the importance of the refuge and the mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The three-day visit was sponsored by Soul River Inc., a non-profit organization that introduces military veteran mentors and inner city youth to numerous outdoor and cultural experiences to promote leadership and environmental awareness.  Learn more...

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