Review: America’s National Wildlife Refuges

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America’s National Wildlife Refuges: A Compete Guide
by Russel D. Butcher
2003, First Edition

nwr complete guideAt the time of writing just over 530 units of the National Wildlife Refuge System with more than 93 million acres were included in this edition.

Author’s Note, foreward, prelude etc
Chapter 1 America’s Vanishing Wetlands
Chapter 2 A Brief History of the National Wildlife Refuge System
Chapter 3 Second Nature No More: The National Wildlife Refuge System Comes of Age
Chapter 4 The National Wildlife Refuge System (Descriptions Arranged Alphabetically by State)
Chapter 5 Friends and Other Refuge Support Organizations
Appendix, Index, etc

The bulk of this book is located in chapter four from pages 34-678. Entries are descriptive and list common birds, mammals, a bit about the flora and ecology. It does include type of access for instance autotour or hiking, facilities, and nearby towns. The one on Idaho’s Camas refuge starts on page…

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