National Wildlife Refuge Week, Oct. 7-13
During this year's week-long celebration, many individuals and organizations are highlighting the 10-year anniversary of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act. Despite many improvements, many refuges remain in peril, according to Defenders of Wildlife. It issued the fourth annual Refuges at Risk report that named 10 refuges in need of funding that allows habitat protection and acquisition, educational programs and removal of invasive species.
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