Kern National Wildlife Refuge

Kern National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 670
Delano, CA 93216

Phone:661-725-2767
Web: natureali.org/KNWR.htm
Established: 1960.
Location:18 miles west of Delano, in south-central California.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, auto tour route.
Activities:Hunting, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Refuge provides suitable habitat for several endagered species and preserves a remnant example of the historic valley uplands in the San Joaquin Desert.
Habitats: 11,249 acres which include natural valley grasslands and developed marsh.
Access: Open daily, from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: Migratory wildfowl and shorebirds, as well as endangered Buena Vista Lake shrew, San Joaquin kit fox, and the blunt-nosed leopard lizard..

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My 12-year-old son Joshua and I didn't have a reservation to hunt California's Kern National Wildlife Refuge, but we wanted to take advantage of Thanksgiving break.
Duck hunters ought to enjoy fine hunting at the Kern National Wildlife Refuge near Wasco.
With scientific surveys unearthing fewer than 30 of these animals at only four locations--the former Kern Lake Preserve, Cole Levee Ecological Preserve, the Kern Fan recharge area and our own Kern National Wildlife Refuge complex--we believe the species is perilously close to extinction.
And the Kern National Wildlife Refuge, located on the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, has been the place to enjoy near-limit shooting.
Last season the hottest shooting public wildlife refuge in the southern portion of the Pacific flyway was the Kern National Wildlife Refuge, which is located near Delano at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley.
The Kern National Wildlife Refuge was created in 1960 to replace a fraction of those vanished wetlands and provide habitat for migrating and wintering birds along the Pacific Flyway.
1 -- color) Bird watchers from as far away as Germany come to the Kern National Wildlife Refuge in Delano to view the 211 species of birds, one of which is this snowy egret.
Open house: The Kern National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting its fourth annual Waterfowl/Wetland Celebration and Open House on Saturday.
At Kern National Wildlife Refuge, averages were about the same as those at Mendota, according to Karry Espinoza.
At the Kern National Wildlife Refuge, Dave Hardt said they had 91 hunters, of which 35 were refills.
At the Kern National Wildlife Refuge, units 1, 1a, 2, and 2a, 4a, and 4b were open and 27 junior hunters shot 69 ducks for a 2.

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