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Friends & Neighbors - Hamden refuge manager announces retirement

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Mike Murphy, refuge manager at Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge, has decided to retire after almost 30 years with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.


"I figured it was a good time (to retire)," he said, referring to the recent announcement by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service of a 20 percent reduction in staffing, and the consolidation of several offices.

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