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Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge and Hailstone, Halfbreed, Lake Mason, and War Horse National Wildlife Refuges and the CMR Wetland Management Districts: 1993 annual narrative reports

This annual narrative report for Charles M. Russell NWR; Hailstone, Halfbreed, Lake Mason, and War Horse National Wildlife Refuges; the CMR Wetland Management District; and Tew and Spidel Waterfowl Production Areas outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1993 calendar year.

The report begins with a summary of the year's highlights and weather conditions. Land acquisition is covered. The report includes a planning section which discusses the master plan, management planning, public participation, compliance with environmental and cultural resource mandates, and research and investigations. Refuge administration is outlined; information about personnel, youth programs, volunteer programs, funding, and safety is given. Habitat management is also covered; subjects include wetlands, croplands, grasslands, grazing, haying, fire management, pest control, and wilderness areas. The wildlife section of the report discusses endangered and threatened species, waterfowl, marsh birds and waterbirds, shorebirds, raptors, game mammals, fisheries resources, wildlife propagation, surplus animal disposal, scientific collections, animal control, marking and bird banding, and disease control. The public uses of the Refuge described in this report include outdoor classrooms, interpretive programs, hunting, fishing, trapping, and law enforcement. The equipment and facilities section of the report provides information about new construction, rehabilitation, major maintenance, equipment replacement, computer systems, and energy conservation. Items of interest are provided at the end. Refuge brochures are attached.

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