Chadwick, Douglas H.
October 1996
National Geographic;Oct96, Vol. 190 Issue 4, p1
Discusses the National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) System in the United States. Created in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt; Number of NWRs; Their land coverage; Descriptions of each; NWRs fighting against Congress and civilians who desire the land; NWRs as managing biodiversity; Walnut Creek NWR in Iowa; Cabeza Prieta (NWR) in Arizona; Upper Souris NWR in North Dakota; Yukon Delta NWR in Alaska. INSET: Alaska the wild treasure.


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