The job of director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service involved more than just wildlife in the territorial days of our 49th state, Alaska. Albert M. Day, the agency’s director between 1946 and 1953 (second from left), investigated the living...
Bandon Marsh NWR, Bandon, Oregon: Bandon National Wildlife Refuge consists of 289 acres of salt marsh on the southern coast of Oregon. Wildlife in this undisturbed area includes beavers, otters, harbor seals, and black-tailed deer. Waterfowl are...
Wildlife viewing; Connecting people with nature; Habitat conservation; Landscape conservation; Wildlife refuges; Roads; Transportation
America’s Byways™ provide
opportunities to experience the beauty,
histor y, and natural heritage of our
country. The mission and goals of the
National Scenic Byways Program are
consistent with those of the National
Wildlife Refuge System.
Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge has often been called the most beautiful national wildlife refuge in the United States. The rugged Centennial Mountains, rising more than 9,000 feet above the Centennial Valley wetlands, provide a dramatic...