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Smithsonian Book of National Wildlife Refuges

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By: Eric Jay Dolin

258 pages, Col photos, b/w illus

Smithsonian Institution Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137570 | ISBN: 1588341178
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Explores the history of America's 538 National Wildlife Refuges to reveal an interconnected story of people and nature. Dolin describes how Teddy Roosevelt set in motion one of the greatest conservation movements the world has ever seen. Following his lead, 17 US presidents signed proclamations, resulting in a diverse and biologically rich refuge system that helped earn the US its reputation as a leader in global conservation.

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