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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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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