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Wildlife refuge to buy 978 acres for new habitat

Conservation effort aided by $2.4M in federal grants

By Emily Walkenhorst

This article was published April 25, 2016 at 5:45 a.m.


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The Cache River National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas will spend $2.4 million to purchase 978 acres of land using grant funds received last week from the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission.


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DoubleBlind says... April 25, 2016 at 12:33 p.m.

What FANTASTIC news for CRNWR, the state of AR and - most importantly - migratory birds. What an excellent example of public-private partnership and collaboration to have made this happen.

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LR1955 says... April 25, 2016 at 8:22 p.m.

Great story, the kind of news I like to read!

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