In 1858, elegant bird feathers were literally worth their weight in gold. As a result of the expanding market for bird feathers for the fashion industry in the mid-1800s, plume hunters streamed down Florida’s east coast in search of rookeries …
Tag Archive: national wildlife refuges
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Happy leap day! Once every four years, we get an extra day to visit a wildlife refuge or share why we love these special places. From biking on an island, seeing fluorescent green swamps to relaxing by a gentle spring and more, here are some of the activities our staff and Facebook and Twitter friends enjoy doing.
Permanent link to this article: http://refugeassociation.org/2016/02/an-extra-day-to-love-wildlife-refuges/
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