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Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge goes green from the inside out, retro-fitting the existing building

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Though it may not look much different from the outside, or the inside for that matter, dig a little deeper and you’ll find major renovations at the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center and Headquarters.


“Literally, most of it is behind the scenes, behind the walls,” Tamarac Visitor Service Director Kelly Blackledge said. “Most of (the project) was retro-fitting what we had.”

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