Joy Blackwood

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Name: Joy Blackwood
Date registered: February 6, 2018

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  1. 14 Refuges: Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge — October 12, 2018
  2. 14 Refuges: San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex — September 27, 2018
  3. 14 Refuges: Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge — September 20, 2018
  4. 14 Refuges: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex — September 12, 2018
  5. 14 Refuges: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge — September 6, 2018

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14 Refuges: Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge

Valle de Oro National Wildlife RefugeA Model Urban Refuge in the Southwest A short drive south of Albuquerque, New Mexico, sits the Mountain View neighborhood of South Valley, an industrial manufacturing town that has dealt with a long history of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/10/14-refuges-valle-de-oro-national-wildlife-refuge/

14 Refuges: San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Known for perfect weather, craft beer, and beaches, San Diego is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts. In addition to a world-class park and trail system, it also has the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex, a collection of urban refuges …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/09/14-refuges-san-diego-national-wildlife-refuge-complex/

14 Refuges: Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is the only international refuge in North America, located 20 miles south of Detroit, MI, and Windsor, ON. Explore the refuge through a dynamic slideshow and a Refuge Radio podcast episode with Guy Williams, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/09/14-refuges-detroit-river-international-wildlife-refuge/

14 Refuges: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex

From Muir Woods to the rolling foothills, the Bay Area has a wide variety of habitats for birds and wildlife. It also has a wildlife refuge complex that stretches more the 100 miles through the region: Don Edwards San Francisco …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/09/14-refuges-don-edwards-san-francisco-bay-national-wildlife-refuge-complex/

14 Refuges: Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

“The refuge gets a lot of visitors for a few reasons. For one, they are located between two major cities and at the southern end of the Puget Sound. That’s a lot of traffic. And the people of the Pacific Northwest love to be outdoors,” says Visitor Services Manager Jennifer Cutillo.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/09/14-refuges-billy-frank-jr-nisqually-national-wildlife-refuge/

14 Refuges: Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Connecting to Nature There’s no shortage of things to do and experience at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and now visitors have a whole new way to connect to the refuge and interact via the Discover Nature app, available …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/14-refuges-minnesota-valley-national-wildlife-refuge/

14 Refuges: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

Amidst the hustle and bustle of cities in the Northeast regional corridor like Baltimore, Philadelphia, and DC, there are many hidden gems where people and wildlife come together. Learn about the wonders of exploring local urban refuges, all within two …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/14-refuges-john-heinz-national-wildlife-refuge/

14 Refuges: Patuxent Research Refuge

Recently I had the pleasure of exploring Patuxent Wildlife Research Center’s North Tract in Laurel, MD and was blown away by all the refuge had to offer within an hour’s drive from downtown Washington D.C. Driving down Bald Eagle road with the windows down, it’s hard to believe that a place like this still exists within the DC-Baltimore metro area, offering a ton of recreational opportunities for visitors.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/14-refuges-patuxent-research-refuge/

14 Refuges: South Texas National Wildlife Refuge Complex

South Texas National Wildlife Refuges:A Complex Issue As the Rio Grande flows from the mountains of Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico, it’s a natural border, a unique ecosystem, and a lifeline for wildlife and people alike. It runs through …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/south-texas-national-wildlife-refuge-complex/

14 Refuges: Portland-Vancouver Urban Wildlife Refuge Project

Portland, Oregon is a bustling port town that’s experiencing rapid growth, and faces many challenges around striking a balance between preservation of public lands, investing in communities, and promoting economic investment. Across the Columbia River in Washington, the city of Vancouver is becoming a magnet for people moving to the region for work and retirement. But it isn’t just the vibrant communities and amenities that attract people; world-class park systems and access to various public lands are just as important as lively brewpubs and an established music scene, and six national wildlife refuges are among the areas easily accessible to this major metro area.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/08/portland-vancouver-urban-wildlife-refuge/

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