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Kenai National Wildlife Refuge's 70th anniversary

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On December 16, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 8979 establishing the Kenai National Moose Range. The eve of its 70th anniversary presents an ideal moment to reflect on the history of the Moose Range, later to become the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. In Part I of this two-part article, we'll explore the early years leading up to and immediately following the Refuge's establishment.

 

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