National Wildlife Refuge Week

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The National Elk Refuge is celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 10th through the 16th, with library art packets, an October Art Challenge, and an outdoor display of the 100 Wyoming Junior Duck Stamp entries from the 2021 contest. 

The Refuge is partnering with Teton County Library, Jackson branch to offer art packets for families. Library patrons can pick-up the free project packets during open hours at the Jackson branch. The free packets will be available first-come first-serve, until supplies run out. National Wildlife Refuge Week celebrates the great network of lands and waters that conserve and protect Americas’ precious wildlife heritage. 

There are 568 National Wildlife Refuges in the United States with the National Elk Refuge in Jackson being one the more prominent of those wildlife refuges. 

The National Elk Refuge provides, preserves, restores, and manages winter habitat for a nationally significant Jackson Elk herd as well as habitat for endangered species, birds, fish, and other mammals.

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