U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wants to Protect Arctic Refuge Wild Rivers

This week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recommended designating 278 miles of four major wild rivers in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, the Atigun, Marsh Fork of the Canning, the Kongakut and, the Hulahula, as Wild and Scenic Rivers. The agency found six additional rivers, including the Porcupine and Canning and totaling over 600 miles, as “eligible” for Wild and Scenic River status, meaning they are free-flowing and have truly outstanding value. Read More »

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