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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Celebrates it’s 50th Anniversary

In the 1950s, Olaus and Margaret Murie led a group of visionary conservationists on a seven-year campaign to establish the nation’s first ecosystem-scale conservation area. These people were concerned with the spread of pesticides and pollution. On December 6, 1960 the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was established for the purpose of ‚Äúpreserving unique wildlife, wilderness […]

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