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Sanctuary Lost: How Wildlife Refuges Became Hunting Grounds

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Sanctuary Lost: How Wildlife Refuges Became Hunting Grounds - Schmidt, Jeremy
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How can it be that wildlife is not safe on a wildlife refuge? By statute and long-standing principle, all human activities on national wildlife refuges must take second place to the animals that live there. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which manages the system, proudly declares it thus: "Wildlife comes first." Which only seems right, in places called refuges. Bird watchers, as much as they love seeing the plovers and curlews and cranes, are not allowed to disturb waterfowl on their nests. Vehicles are kept off the ...

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Sanctuary Lost: How Wildlife Refuges Became Hunting Grounds 2014, Crowsnest Books

ISBN-13: 9781881480174

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