wildlife refuges

7:39 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report shows wildlife refuges benefit communities

The National Elk Refuge is one of Wyoming’s National Wildlife Refuges
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According to a new report released by US Fish and Wildlife Services, Wyoming's wildlife refuges may be providing quite a bit of economic benefit to the state.

The report looked at nearly one hundred refuges across the country, including the Seedskadee and Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuges in Wyoming. The report shows that these refuges brought in nearly half a million dollars to the surrounding area in 2011.

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