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Birds of Valentine National Wildlife Refuge

Birds of Valentine National Wildlife Refuge

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Published by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Nebraska -- Valentine National Wildlife Refuge,
  • Wildlife refuges -- Nebraska,
  • Valentine National Wildlife Refuge (Neb.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[13] p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14431203M

    The National Wildlife Refuge System was started by President Theodore Roosevelt in when he designated Pelican Island in Florida as the first wildlife refuge. Today the system of wildlife refuges number over , along with over 3, small waterfowl breeding and nesting areas in all 50 states and Guam and the Marshall Islands and Puerto Rico.   The agency has outlined plans for a separacre National Wildlife Refuge, intended to provide additional insurance against extinction for .

    Bison herds can often be found roaming the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge near Valentine. Photo by Nebraska Tourism. Elk, bison, deer, prairie dogs, and more than species of birds live on the scenic grounds of the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge near Valentine. There have been different species of birds observed at this one refuge south of Salem off Interstate 5, according to Johnson. Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge offers two easy-access boardwalk.

    The Valentine National Wildlife Refuge in Nebraska is a dog-friendly area of natural beauty that Fido can share with animals in their natural habitat. Dogs are welcome to enjoy most of the refuge as long as they are on the leash. If dogs are in a moving car, the refuge asks that windows be kept partially rolled up so they can’t jump out if they see any wildlife. Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is located in the U.S. state of Nebraska and inclu acres ( km2). The refuge borders the Niobrara National Scenic River on the west and is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. From to , the Fort Niobrara Military Reservation was located on what later became refuge lands to house a garrison of the U.S. Cavalry.


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Birds of Valentine National Wildlife Refuge. [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: National government publication: English: Repr.

Sept. View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Valentine National Wildlife Refuge.

Nebraska. Intacre refuge (complex) was established 25 miles south of Valentine as a sanctuary and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife.

The Refuge is a showcase for the representative habitat of the Sandhills in northcentral Nebraska, an attractive mixture of native mixed. Print book: National government publication: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Bird watching -- Nebraska -- Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge.

Birds -- Nebraska -- Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (Neb.) View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Took a ride down 83 out of Valentine to the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge after dinner.

Was impressed by size of lakes but the roads are all sandy gravel. We were hoping to see some wildlife but only spotted a wind turkey/ TripAdvisor reviews. Valentine National Wildlife Refuge is located in the U.S. state of Nebraska and inclu acres ( square kilometers).

The refuge protects a portion of the largest remaining area of tall and mid grass prairie remaining in the U.S. Collectively known as the sand hills region of Nebraska, the dunes were the end result of the last ice age known as the Pinedale glaciation.

acre Valentine National Wildlife Refuge lies in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills, a vast area of grass blanketed Birds of Valentine National Wildlife Refuge book dunes, which flow across north-central Nebraska. Lakes and marshes in the valleys and prairie grasses in the hills and meadows provide habitat for many kinds of wildlife like the prairie chicken.

Valentine National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 71, acres in size and located 20 miles south of Valentine, Nebraska along Highway 83 in north-central Nebraska. The Refuge was established in to protect a portion of the Sandhills and the area wildlife.

This region is the largest remaining tract of mid- and tall grass prairie in North America. As a flyway zone, there are many opportunities to see birds of all types as they rest on the many different lakes before taking off to their final destination.

Valentine National Wildlife Refuge is located 20+ miles south of Valentine on Highway A kiosk was erected and is a great place to stop and see the scenic wonders of the Sandhills.

Go to Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, which lies in the heart of it, to find both the Greater-prairie Chicken and Sharp-tailed Grouse. If you only head to Nebraska once, make sure it’s in spring, when a half million or so Sandhill Cranes gather along the Platte River—truly one of the greatest nature experiences of North America.

The Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge is located only a few miles east of Valentine, NE, off of Highway The scenery is second to none and provides a fascinating history paired with educational resources around the location.4/ TripAdvisor reviews.

The Lord Ranch is within easy driving distance of premier fishing and hunting at Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Merritt Reservoir, Alkali Lake and the McKelvie National Forest. We would love to have you stay with us and enjoy our beautiful area.

Rates. Cabin Rates $ for two people and. $10 for each additional person. $20 per dog/per night. *The National Wildlife Refuge System protects wildlife and wildlife habitat on more than million acres of land and water from the Caribbean to the Pacific, Maine to Alaska.

Valentine National Wildlife Refuge is located in the U.S. state of Nebraska and inclu acres ( km2). The refuge protects a portion of the largest remaining area of tall and mid grass prairie remaining in the U.S. Collectively known as the sand hills region of Nebraska, the dunes were the end result of the last ice age known as the Pinedale glaciation.

Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge was established in The refuge is comprised of 31, acres of saltwater bays, estuaries and brackish marshes with a fringe of hardwood swamps along the eastern boundary.

This unspoiled estuarine habitat along Florida’s west coast serves as important breeding and feeding ground for marine life. The. Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, along the Rio Grande in southern Texas, shelters an area of great biological four types of habitat meet: Chihuahan Desert, Great Plains, Gulf coast, and tropical wetlands.

Furthermore, birds that migrate along two of the four flyways in the continental US are funneled through this region, and it’s near the northern end of the range for some. Valentine National Wildlife Refuge is located twenty-five miles south of Valentine on Highway The refuge office is located on the northwest.

The National Wildlife Federation works to defend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which provides protections for more than a thousand species.

Perhaps the easiest way to identify a bird is the presence of feathers—but they share several other characteristics too. Birds. INTRODUCTION Valentine National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established on August 4, under the Migratory Bird Conservation Act by Executive Order The purpose of the refuge as stated in the executive order is “as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife.” Acquisition funding came from Duck Stamp sales and the Emergency Conservation Fund Of Frequented by anglers as well as more than species of birds are the 36 natural lakes in the grasslands of the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, south of town.

Visitors to the area can spot white-tailed deer, muskrats, beavers, coyotes and raccoons. For recorded information about the refuge. From the National Wildlife Federation® comes the most up-to-date, all-photographic field guide to North American birds. Birders will find it indispensable: this single, portable volume features more than species, along with more than 2, stunning images by leading nature photographers showing birds in their natural s:.

BIRDS OF THE SABINE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE (i W 11~1~ The Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, containing overacres, is in Cameron Parish in extreme southwestern Louisiana. Established in and administered by the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service, in the Department of the Interior, this area. The snowy owl that for several months made its home at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge in Middletown, R.I., may have left for colder temperatures but there are plenty of migrating birds.

(Deborah Wall) Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, in nearby Lincoln County, encompasses 5, acres and is a critical resting and feeding place for migrating birds. (Deborah Wall) There are more than 9 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails in Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, which is north of Las Vegas in Lincoln County.