Executive Order 12996
March 25, 1996
"To preserve a national network
of lands and waters
for the conservation and management of
fish, wildlife, and plant resources of the United States
for the benefit of present and future generations."
Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuges comprises eight
administered from offices in the administration building on the McNary NWR at 64 Maple Street, Burbank, WA, 99323
Contact Friends of Mid-Columbia NWR Complex at 509-546-8352
to consider volunteering at the McNary Education Center
and the Reach National Monument
McKay Creek NWR
|Cold Springs NWR|
John Gahr, former manager of McNary NWR,
discusses bird finds with Audubon volunteers in mist netting project.
Howard Browers, biologist, explains duck banding project to determine if
ducks return to nest at McNary.
Banded ducks have been reported in widespread locations
such as Texas, New York, and one in Russia.
Gary Hagedorn, Former Project Manager, addresses attendees of the Volunteer Appreciation Dinner in Spring 2001. Members of the Portland (Region One) staff were also present for salmon feed.