TITLE

Sanctuary

AUTHOR(S)
Chadwick, Douglas H.
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
National Geographic;Oct96, Vol. 190 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9609177748

 

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