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James Randolph

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TAKE REFUGE: Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge »

Eastern North Carolina is home to a rich diversity of wildlife that rivals any other region in the United States, and Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is one of the best places to experience it.

TAKE REFUGE: Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge »

At the start of WWII, the U.S. Army purchased the grasslands that make up Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge and turned them into a chemical weapons testing and manufacturing site–hence the name Arsenal. But a remarkable restoration effort–decades in the making–has turned them into a safe haven for wildlife.

Can’t Live Without ‘Em: Tulotoma Snail »

Earlier this month, the Tulotoma snail was downlisted from “endangered” to “threatened”. Learn more about the snail’s historic crawl back from the verge of extinction.

TAKE REFUGE: Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge »

Tualatin means “lazy river” to the Atfalati, an American Indian tribe that flourished along the river’s bank in northern Oregon until the mid-1800s. But the apt name also seems to jive with modern-day Portland’s hippie vibe.