San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge


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San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o San Luis NWR
PO Box 2176
Los Banos, CA 93635

Phone:209-826-3508
Fax:209-826-1445
Web: www.fws.gov/sanluis/sanjoaquin_info.htm
Established: 1987.
Location:8 miles west of Modesto, California.
Special Features:Refuge played a key role in the recovery and 2001 delisting of the Aleutian Canada Goose by providing critical habitat for the species.
Habitats: 6,642 acres of riparian forests, pastures, agricultural fields, and wetlands.
Access: Closed to the public.
Wild life: Aleutian Canada geese (endangered), sandhill cranes, herons, egrets and neotropical migratory land birds.

See other parks in California.
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The most important unit is the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge, California, which hosted over 90 percent of the population during most of the recovery phase.
One year into it five-year program, 49 pen-reared rabbits have been released at the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge, and 28 remain alive and are reproducing.

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