Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week

Email News Alerts

In 1903, the first National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Pelican Island, was established by President Theodore Roosevelt to protect the brown pelican from exploitation.

Advertisement

Since then, over 550 additional refuges and 37 Wetland Management Districts (WMDs) have been established for migratory birds, marine mammals, threatened and endangered species, and other purposes.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness