The torrent of anti-conservation measures that have been introduced during the 112th Congress this year is certainly enough to dampen the spirits of wilderness supporters far and wide. But it is for this very reason that the Oct.
Americans have four new wildlife refuges to celebrate this month! Interior Secretary Ken Salazar recently announced the designation of four new Wildlife Refuges that span five states and diverse ecosystems.
As another National Wildlife Refuge week winds to a close, it is time to recognize some of the favorite Refuges around the country. Some are famous, and some are hidden gems, but all are wonderful testaments to America’s conservation heritage.