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National Wildlife System Anniversary!

The National Wildlife System celebrates 115 years of service  The National Wildlife System manages 150,000,000 acres of American land as refuges.  This month they celebrate 155 years of service!  There are over 562 refuges and 38 wetland management areas in the United States. These special wildlife refuges are protected by both staff and volunteers.  They work together […]

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Iditarod Heroes: the Dogs who Race Across Alaska

Dogs  are the  heroes of the world-famous Iditarod sledding event!    Every March, over fifty teams race through a challenging route in Alaska. The famous Iditarod race starts in the town of Willow in southeastern Alaska.  It ends far way at the finish line in Nome.  The route is roughly 1000 miles, officially  called “1049 […]