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Establishing the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Establishing the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge

report (to accompany H.R. 5464) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife refuges -- Connecticut -- Norwalk,
  • Coastal zone management -- Connecticut -- Norwalk,
  • Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge (Conn.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 98-1000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14230799M

    Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, Seal Beach: See 20 reviews, articles, and 3 photos of Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, ranked No.8 on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Seal Beach.4/5(20).   Nature as protection for coastal towns in Massachusetts 2 Replies The Great Marsh is a diverse ecosystem of barrier beaches, dunes, and bodies of water aptly named to recognize its nea acres of salt marshes — making it the largest marsh system north of Long Island, New York.

      On Decem America’s newest national wildlife refuge — the Great Thicket, taking in parts of all six New England cottontail states, was jump-started by a gift from The Nature Conservancy of its acre Nellie Hill Preserve in Dover Plains, New York. In addition to native cottontails the refuge will provide habitat for dozens of. A. To promote public understanding of America's wildlife and the Service's role in managing and protecting these resources through the National Wildlife Refuge System. B. To make refuge resources available to wildlife oriented users. C. To minimize conflict between audio-visual production, other public use activities, and wildlife. Size: KB.

    “ Flanders nature center a well-known spot for its beautiful and serene park like property is nestled in the Litchfield Hills of Woodbury Connecticut. “ At the farm there is a varied network of trails through fields and forest, and along ponds with birding sites. The Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was established in to conserve, protect and enhance the abundance and diversity of native plant, fish and wildlife species and the ecosystems on which they depend throughout the million acre Connecticut River watershed. Currently, the refuge is comprised of o acres within parts of the four watershed states of New.


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Establishing the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Establishing the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge and the Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge: report (to accompany H.R.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.]. Get this from a library. Establishing the Connecticut Coastal National Wildlife Refuge: report (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.]. Refuge List by State: Click Here to see an alphabetical list of refuges broken out by letter.

Connecticut: Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge contains a total of eight islands, ranging in size from under one acre to more than sixty acres.

Most of the islands are within a short paddle or boat ride of the shore. Falkner Island, about three miles off the coast of Guilford, is the farthest away.

Donations to Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society help support a variety of refuge programs and projects. Buffalo City got its name when a company from Buffalo, New York, implemented plans for a massive logging operation ofacres of ancient cypress and juniper trees in a swampy area of the Dare County mainland in eastern North Carolina in The Stewart B.

McKinney National Wildlife Refuge is a acre ( ha) National Wildlife Refuge in ten units across the U.S. state of d in the Atlantic Flyway, the refuge spans 70 miles ( km) of Connecticut coastline and provides important resting, feeding, and nesting habitat for many species of wading birds, shorebirds, songbirds and terns, including the endangered Location: Connecticut, United States.

This handsome 9 x 10 book features hundreds of color photographs and a text by nature writer Eric Jay Dolin which surveys the history of the U.S refuge system from it's beginnings with Teddy Roosevelt's proclamation creating the first National Wildlife Refuge up to /5(6).

Johnston Atoll, also known as Kalama Atoll to Native Hawaiians, is an unincorporated territory of the United States currently administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife on Atoll is a National Wildlife Refuge and is closed to public entry. Limited access for management needs is only by Letter of Authorization from the U.S.

Air Force and Special Use Permit from the U.S Government Type: Administered as a National Wildlife. March / April Connecticut Wildlife 17 National Wildlife Week --AprilNational Wildlife Week--a celebration of wildlife and wild places since encourages kids and adults across the country to learn and experience nature, starting in their own community.

The myriad of annual outreach efforts by the National Wildlife. This book is made for people like our family. We enjoy traveling to all the National Wildlife Refuges. This book saves you time by offering detailed info about most of the refuges in a certain region.

The maps and illustrations are great. If you are a birder or a traveler that just enjoys the sights, this book is for you.4/5(5). We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) intend to prepare a comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) for Stewart B.

McKinney National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). An environmental assessment (EA) evaluating effects of various CCP alternatives will also be prepared. We provide this notice in.

Friends of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges (FSCWR) is an organization of volunteers from coastal Georgia and South Carolina dedicated to preserving and protecting the seven National Wildlife Refuges in our area and the Refuge System as a whole.

These refuges, managed by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, are part of the National Wildlife Refuge System, which consists of Gorgeous coffee-table book, celebrating the th anniversary or the refuge system, with dramatic text, and more than color images. "In Theodore Roosevelt signed a proclamation that created the first of what, a century later, would become a system of /5.

National wildlife refuge. The United States began establishing wildlife refuges under Theodore he declared Pelican Island in Florida a refuge for the brown pelican, protecting a species that was close to Congress closed all refuges to hunting, and init established the National Bison Range refuge in Montana to protect that endangered species.

Coastal impoundments are critical pieces of habitat for migratory birds along the Atlantic Flyway. Although artificially created and managed by federal, state or local agencies, these areas, such as Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Delaware and Blackwater NWR in Maryland, are some of the most productive and famous hotspots for birding in the United States.

The Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. In the letter, Stick described the part of Hatteras Island that he had in mind for a wildlife refuge: “The entire property under advisement extends for about twelve miles north and south, with that amount of ocean frontage and some fifteen to.

Wildlife Refuge in Danbury on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Wildlife Refuge in Danbury, CT. [cxli] ANILCA added enormous landholdings to the United States' national forests, wildlife refuges, wild and scenic rivers, and wilderness areas.

It doubled the amount of acreage in the National Wildlife Refuge System, and added a detailed management scheme setting forth priorities and purposes for each refuge within the Alaskan refuge system. Many have come from government agencies such as US Fish and Wildlife, the US Geological Survey, the National Park Service, and so forth.

Many were located via the National Biological Information Infastructure website. Connecticut contains many different habitats that support wildlife. Nearly 25 National Wildlife Refuges, Game Lands, and State Parks have been designated in the coastal plain areas, featuring pine forests, cypress bogs, and freshwater rivers, lakes, and sounds.

The Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on the Virginia border featu acres of one of the largest protected areas of swamp wilderness. At the tip of Nantucket is Great Point, a place of rest for both humans seeking warm, white sand beaches and migratory birds seeking relief from their long journeys over the Point is part of Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge, a small (acre) but important preserve on the Massachusetts ered piping plovers and roseate terns find protection here, and gray and harbor.Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge was established because Atlantic puffins breed at only five places in the U.S.

Bison at Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, panthers at Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge and Delmarva fox squirrel at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge in Maryland — they all have a unique story.”.The state bird of Connecticut is the Robin. Find Wildlife Areas in Connecticut at CA Wildlife Information about historical sites in Connecticut are at See Historical Information about road conditions in Connecticut from National Wildlife Areas.

Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge. Outer Island. State.